Last week our allies achieved a big win for Americans’ health! A federal court ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to move forward with a ban on chlorpyrifos—a toxic pesticide known to harm children’s brains that is used on many different crops, including nuts, apples and berries—within 60 days.
An excerpt from Carey Gillam’s recent book Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science
All of the attention to the Flint tragedy should result first and foremost in justice and concrete aid for Flint, but it should also serve as a wake-up call that America has unfinished business with lead.
We created this infographic to provide a visually striking snapshot summarizing some of the key findings of the new report, Buyer Beware: Toxic BPA and regrettable substitutes in the linings of canned food.
Nutritionists advise a plate of food to resemble a rainbow, with fruits and vegetables of different colors filling the plate and stomach. In recent decades, artificial dyes have given the illusion of this being achieved.
By Hannah Helsabeck, Wild Mint With Halloween decorations down and costumes boxed up for next year, it’s time to pawn off that extra candy to make room for all those comfort foods that make November so delicious! And I don’t know if you agree, but as soon as October is over, all I can think […]
By Lindsay Dahl We know the best solution for addressing toxic chemicals is for Congress to pass the Safe Chemicals Act, but in the meantime here are some tips to protect your family from toxic chemicals in food and packaging. TIPS TO AVOID TOXIC CHEMICALS IN FOOD: 1) Limit canned food and plastic containers. Glass, […]