Mom Detective answers a question from a member in California: “I like to use those dishwasher pods in the disposable clear packs, but I want to make sure they break down in the environment. Do they?”
Articles by Amy Ziff
Mom Detective answers a question from a member in Louisiana: What bug spray ingredients are safe, and which should be avoided, especially for kids?
Mom Detective answers a question from a member in Georgia: “What is the safest sunscreen?”
MOM DETECTIVE answers two questions from a member in Michigan: “Is it possible to have microplastics in your sweat?” and “Can a person consume too many microplastics?”
MOM DETECTIVE answers a question from a member in Maine: “What is currently being done at the federal and state level to outlaw PFAS (forever chemicals)?”
From head to toe, your winter gear may be covered with PFAS “forever” chemicals.
A new study found that babies had over 10 times the amount of microplastics particles in their feces compared to adults.
A new report identified over 10,000 chemicals in the manufacturing and production of plastics. The report, with its worrying long list of chemicals, gives us a glimpse at the problem, and a place to begin to find solutions.
A recent study found that nearly half of cosmetic products tested contained toxic “forever chemicals” – per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS).
Here are spring cleaning tips for safe and effective toxic-free home cleaning.
COUNT DOWN by Shanna Swan warns that everyday chemicals from products and foods are harming our fertility and reproductive health.
Studies report that plastics are a severe threat to our children’s health. Here’s why and what to do about it.