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Food should be good for you. But some foods aren’t. Pesticides are sprayed on millions of acres every year and some of them end up on your food. Our broken farm subsidy system encourages over production of the wrong food. EWG is pushing for better policy and more sustainable ways of farming that produce healthy food in a healthy environment. 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Fresh food is typically the best option, but if you don't have time to make your own baby food, frozen options like Yummy Spoonfuls could be your best bet. Check out our other frozen food finds that maximize nutrition, and can save you time and money.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

While there's still work to be done, this massive pesticide protection law has allowed us to remove some of the most dangerous pesticides out of the food supply. Now, 20 years later, Congress is considering the Regulatory Accountability Act that would make it virtually impossible to create rules like this one aimed at protecting public health.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

EWG President Ken Cook joins Top Chef judge and Food Policy Action Education Fund founder Tom Colicchio to launch our new campaign, Plate of the Union. 

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

A review of the food and farm policy milestones of the last eight years, and the opportunities for the next administration.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

EWG’s ratings for more than 120,000 food and personal care products are now at your fingertips. Download the new Healthy Living app at www.ewg.org/apps.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Four major food companies – ConAgra Foods, Kellogg’s, General Mills and Mars, Inc. – announced they will label food products that contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

To protect your baby from toxic mercury and ensure healthy development, you should not only watch how much fish you eat, but also what kind of fish. Learn more with EWG’s latest report on mercury in seafood.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

New York Times best-selling author and wellness activist Kris Carr shared some words of wisdom at the 2015 EWG Eats Gala. 

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

"You know what courage means – it means never giving up, never sitting down, and never staying quiet when our health and our planet are at stake." - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer. 

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

There’s a lot of misconception out there when it comes to GMO labeling and the many implications of what we call the Deny Americans the Right to Know, or DARK, Act. 

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Confused by the labels on turkeys? EWG helps you sort out the facts with a new label decoder.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

EWG’s Food Scores database is a one-of-a-kind tool that scores over 80,000 products based on three factors: nutrition, ingredient concerns and degree of processing.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Want to avoid pesticides in produce? See which foods showed the highest and lowest concentrations of pesticides!

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

EWG's Food Database is coming soon! 

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

EWG Co-Founder and President Ken Cook explains a short history of the Environmental Working Group and his vision for EWG in the next 20 years.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Environmental Working Group President Ken Cook explains why you should support Washington State's I-522. 

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Friday, November 3, 2017

EWG’s News Roundup (11/3): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Women seeking to get pregnant could significantly improve their chances by eating conventional fruits and vegetables with fewer pesticide residues, or eating organic produce, according to a new study in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

EWG’s News Roundup (10/27): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Organic farming remains a bright spot in American agriculture. The price premiums enjoyed by organic farmers for many staple commodities like soybeans and corn remain higher than conventional prices.

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