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The latest from EWG’s staff of experts

Thursday, May 9, 2019

With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, EWG has curated a brunch menu from “Just Add Lemons: 100+ Recipes for Family and Home from EWG and Friends.” Celebrate your mother, grandmother or another important woman in your life by preparing any or all of the dishes from the suggested recipes below. Already have a meal in mind? Use EWG’s Food Scores to help you find healthy ingredients and products.

Monday, May 6, 2019

The known extent of contamination of American communities with the highly toxic fluorinated compounds known as PFAS continues to grow at an alarming rate, with no end in sight. A total of 610 locations in 43 states are now known to be affected, including drinking water systems serving an estimated 19 million people.

Friday, May 3, 2019

EWG News Roundup (5/3): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, April 26, 2019

EWG News Roundup (4/26): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, April 19, 2019

EWG News Roundup (4/19): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, April 12, 2019

A new analysis of Monsanto’s signature herbicide, glyphosate, released by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, gives weight to studies connecting glyphosate and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and recommends monitoring children’s exposure to this toxic weedkiller.

Friday, April 12, 2019

EWG News Roundup (4/12): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

More than 40 nations have banned or restricted more than 1,400 chemicals in cosmetics and other personal care products. So why are chemicals linked to cancer and reproductive harm still turning up in cosmetics sold in California?

Friday, April 5, 2019

Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler made the rounds of Capitol Hill this week, displaying twice his questionable commitment to protecting Americans’ public health.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Outbreaks of toxic algae in U.S. waterways usually happen in warmer months. But in a sign that the problem is growing worse, algae blooms were reported in December in Michigan and Washington state, with another reported in Florida during the first days of spring.

Friday, March 29, 2019

On Wednesday, a second jury in eight months found that glyphosate, the signature ingredient in Bayer-Monsanto’s weedkiller Roundup, causes cancer. The plaintiff in the case was awarded $80 million in damages after arguing the herbicide played a role in the development of his non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

More than ever, Americans want to know everything about our food, cosmetics, cleaners and other everyday products we bring into our homes.

Friday, March 22, 2019

EWG News Roundup (3/22): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

U.S. regulation of chemicals and contaminants in cosmetics is falling behind the rest of the world, according to an EWG analysis.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Many brands of menstrual pads and disposable diapers contain elevated levels of chemicals linked to developmental and reproductive harm, according to a recent study published in the journal Reproductive Toxicology.

Friday, March 15, 2019

EWG News Roundup (3/15): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, March 8, 2019

EWG News Roundup (3/8): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, March 1, 2019

EWG News Roundup (3/1): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Seems like every time a government agency or public interest group tests food for Monsanto’s weedkiller glyphosate, which has been linked to cancer, they find it.

Monday, February 25, 2019

In coming weeks, members of Congress will again introduce bipartisan bills to ensure that the chemicals used in cosmetics and other everyday personal care products are safe

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