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Monday, November 24, 2008

We are morally outraged by a national chemical policy that allows 100's of toxic industrial chemicals in kids' bodies. The Declaration is our way of saying: Enough Is Enough.

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Monday, October 20, 2008

 

Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP)
Regulatory Public Docket (7502P)
Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.
Washington, DC 20460-0001

October 20, 2008

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Friday, October 17, 2008

Although completely eliminating exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) may not be possible, there are steps you can take to reduce your family's exposure to this chemical by avoiding common sources and limiting exposure for the highest risk groups.

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Reports & Consumer Guides
Sunday, October 12, 2008

It’s nearly ubiquitous in liquid hand soap and dishwashing detergent, but those aren’t the only products it’s in. Triclosan is also a common ingredient in toothpaste, facewash, deodorant, a host of personal care products, and even mattresses, toothbrushes and shoe insoles. A U.S. FDA advisory committee has found that household use of antibacterial products provides no benefits over plain soap and water, and the American Medical Association recommends that triclosan not be used in the home, as it may encourage bacterial resistance to antibiotics.

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Sunday, October 12, 2008

Buying school supplies is an annual end-of-summer tradition. It's also an opportunity to look for safer products for your children and their classrooms.

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Reports & Consumer Guides
Saturday, October 11, 2008

EWG’s guide to perfluorochemicals gives a quick overview of the issue and the health concerns. Tips are provided on how to avoid these chemicals.

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Saturday, October 11, 2008

Breast milk is best, but whether you're feeding breastmilk or formula in a bottle, use EWG's guide to feed your baby safely.  

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Saturday, October 11, 2008

Choose better body care products.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Laboratory tests reveal adolescent girls across America are contaminated with chemicals commonly used in cosmetics and body care products. Environmental Working Group (EWG) detected 16 chemicals from 4 chemical families - phthalates, triclosan, parabens, and musks - in blood and urine samples from 20 teen girls aged 14-19. 

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Thursday, September 4, 2008

In thehe first investigation of toxic fire retardants in parents and their children, EWG found that toddlers and preschoolers typically had 3 times as much of these hormone-disrupting chemicals in their blood as their mothers.

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Reports & Consumer Guides
Saturday, August 30, 2008

Bowing to a deceptive, no-holds-barred campaign by the chemical industry, the California State Assembly has failed to approve a bill that would have made the state the first in the nation to remove the toxic endocrine disruptor BPA from baby bottles and children’s drinking cups.

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Friday, August 15, 2008

Environmental Working Group (EWG) Senior Analyst Renee Sharp issued the following statement in reaction to today’s announcement by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) claiming exposure to BPA from consumer products is safe for humans.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

EWG scientists interviewed about sunscreens and DC drinking water.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

EWG scientists interviewed about BPA in baby formula & safe cosmetics.

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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Senator Christopher J. Dodd (D-CT) has introduced the Sunscreen Labeling Protection Act of 2008.

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Friday, July 25, 2008

It might be in your toothbrush. Your socks. Your child's rattle. Then again - it might not be. But do you know for sure?

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Monday, July 21, 2008

We all know pollution and toxins are bad for you. But the Environmental Working Group has conducted perhaps the deepest analysis of this issue on the most vulnerable demographic on the planet.

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Monday, July 21, 2008

We all know pollution and toxins are bad for you. But EWG has conducted perhaps the deepest analysis of this issue on the most vulnerable demographic on the planet.

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Monday, July 21, 2008

We all know pollution and toxins are bad for you. But EWG has conducted perhaps the deepest analysis of this issue on the most vulnerable demographic on the planet.

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Thursday, July 17, 2008

It’s a toxic pesticide that may be in your child’s toothpaste and toys, in your bed, kitchen counters and clothing. It’s supposed to kill germs, but is really no better than soap and water, and could harm your baby’s health.

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