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)?”
Are you concerned about the thousands of chemicals your family encounters every single day? Ask our MOM DETECTIVE! She’ll untangle product labels, give tips for chemicals to avoid, and provide safer options to your burning questions about toxic 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.
Having fewer harmful chemicals in our bodies and the world means the ecosystem can begin to recover and become more resilient. And helping to improve the health of the ecosystem can help our polluted world.
35% of ocean plastic pollution comes from the plastic fibers we wear and wash. Starting with the laundry, our Mom Detective shares ways to reduce plastic pollution in our homes.