In 1999, mom Maria Garcia filed an administrative complaint with the EPA to halt the use of highly toxic pesticides that were contaminating schools in predominantly Latino communities in California, in
Have you ever been shopping, and seen what looks like a wonderful new hair conditioner, bubbly baby soap or shiny new lip gloss that you’d like to try, but you wonder if said product is safe,
Photo by Shutterstock If you buy toys made in Hong Kong, beware! A new report shows that a slew of toys made in Hong Kong contain high traces of toxic plasticiser phthalates. The report, based on Consumer
As a green parent, you’re likely very familiar with the annual Dirty Dozen list that calls out the most pesticide ridden produce in the United States. Now, there’s a brand new Dirty Dozen list
Photo by Shutterstock Global Research Report (GRR) recently reported on the growing problems of pesticide spraying in Argentina and notes that the issue has spun quickly out of control. According to
Image © New Indian Express At least 23 children have died from eating school meals dished up via a free lunch program in eastern India yesterday, while dozens more remain very ill from the poisoning. The
Image courtesy of Shutterstock In better late than never news, The Breast Cancer Fund reported that on July 11, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an official ban on bisphenol A
Image courtesy CPSC The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) received about 500 incident reports in 2012 involving injury due to colorful single load liquid laundry packets. In response, CPSC is
Unacceptable Levels is a New Film that Documents the Immense Harm Chemicals are Causing People and the Planet
Unacceptable Levels is a new film that examines the many problems we face due to rampant chemical use in our world. Filmmaker and father, Ed Brown, interviewed leading experts in the fields of science,
Image courtesy of Shutterstock According to reports filed with the Washington State Department of Ecology, over 5000 children’s products contain toxic chemicals that are linked to cancer, hormone
April is National Autism Awareness Month, and today is World Autism Day. A recent survey finds that 1 in 50 children in America between the ages of 6 and 17 is on the autism spectrum — which is an
Image Courtesy of Shutterstock A growing body of evidence shows that maternal exposure to air pollution may have some serious and negative effects on fetal growth and later child health —
PepsiCo has announced plans to remove brominated vegetable oil (BVO) from Gatorade after consumer complaints started rolling in via a petition started at Change.org by 15 year-old Sarah Kavanagh.
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