EPA’s label is a useful tool for consumers and companies.
Would you like a side of pesticide with your juicy apple? If 92% of conventionally grown apples contained 2 or more pesticide residues. Just how dirty is your food?
Did you know that every day you’re exposed to thousands of toxins and chemicals? There are over 10,000 chemical ingredients, some of them known or suspected carcinogens, in soaps, shampoos, lotions, make-up and beauty products, and other personal care products.
These results are particularly troubling since children, ages one to five, are in important stages of development and likely more sensitive to environmental chemicals, particularly those that affect their metabolism and hormones.
The Democrats on the relevant House subcommittee proposed fixes to the Chemicals in Commerce Act, the deeply flawed reform legislation sponsored by the subcommittee’s chairman, John Shimkus (R-IL). Rather than engage on the proposed fixes, the industry dismissed it…
By Carolyn Fine Friedman With the recent resurgence of publicity around Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in September, I am reminded of my own journey to discover, accept, and increase public awareness of the frightening number and toxicity of chemicals in our environment and our bodies. When I received the results […]