Toxics

BPA Is Still Everywhere

BY ON December 11, 2013
This excerpt was written by Amanda Mascarelli for the Washington Post: These days the baby aisle shelves are lined with products proudly announcing: “BPA-free.” As a mom and a consumer, this is reassuring. BPA (bisphenol A), a chemical used in the production of plastics and many other...

TOPICS: Toxics

Playing With Poison: Flame Retardants And Children

BY ON December 9, 2013
It seems everywhere researchers look these days, they find toxic flame retardant chemicals. Last month the Center for Environmental Health released a report on flame retardants in children’s furniture. The Center commissioned a Duke University researcher to test the foam in 42 products. All but...

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Stop And Give Thanks

BY ON November 26, 2013
Thousands of untested chemicals are in our bodies and the bodies of our children, and exposure to industrial chemicals has been linked to cancer, infertility, neurological problems, and more. Our federal chemical policy is not working. A bill introduced in the Senate, the Chemical Safety...

TOPICS: Politics, Toxics