Recently, TJX—the parent company of TJ Maxx, Marshall’s, Home Goods, and Sierra Trading Post—announced on its website it is developing an expanded “Chemical Management” strategy. The new program, which follows more than three years of advocacy by the Mind the Store campaign, Clean Water Action, Trillium Asset Management, First Affirmative Financial Network, and the Investor Environmental Health Network, takes an important step forward towards protecting customers, workers, and the environment from toxic chemical exposure, and paves the way for future action.
PFAS, phthalates, BPA are among the dangerous chemicals Amazon Kitchen brands now prohibit. Amazon joins a growing trend of companies eliminating toxic chemicals in food packaging.
Harmful plasticizer chemicals in some food service gloves leach into food upon contact. Children and pregnant women are most vulnerable to harmful health effects.