EWG’s 2014 Dirty Dozen List Reveals Apples are Still Seriously Contaminated with Pesticides for the Fourth Year in a Row
Each year Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, better known as the “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15″ produce lists, shows consumers what the government
A new study, soon to be published in the June issue of Food Technology shows that extremely high levels of glyphosate—the active weed-killing chemical in Roundup is turning up in all kinds of food
Glyphosate-containing herbicides, which fall under many trademarks such as Monsanto’s ‘Roundup,’ are top selling herbicides in the world and now they are popping up in the breast milk of
Photo by Shutterstock Bottled water is undeniably bad for the environment and for human health thanks to chemicals that leach out of those shimmery plastic containers. Now, at least one U.S. city is a
According to Green America, “Seventy-five percent of the world’s population owns a cell phone, billions of which are made in China.” No surprise there. However, what may surprise some
Photo of wristbands worn in study by Environmental Science & Technology Candy colored silicone bracelets are the hot accessory of choice for kids who want to show support for their favorite causes.
Photo by Shutterstock There’s almost no escaping bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is found in canned food linings, paper products, plastic toys and of course plastic dishes, such as baby bottles, reusable
Fueled by rapidly growing industry with little to no environmental oversight, China’s air pollution has become an international issue of concern in recent years. Nowhere is the smog more obvious
Photo by Shutterstock According to new, yet unpublished research, traces of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are leaching out of clothing and printed materials, such as magazines, from around the world.
Photo via The Cornucopia Institute – click image to see a pdf poster-sized version Most organic advocates have heard of “Who Owns Organic,” a popular infographic featuring independently
Photo by Shutterstock New research from Mount Sinai and the Harvard School of Public Health features some alarming news. The number of industrial chemicals known to cause neurodevelopmental disabilities,
Photo by Shutterstock Children, dogs, and cats love to romp around the house together, snuggle for a nap, and play in the yard. Fleas are never welcome guests to the party, but the pesticide-laden collars
Photo by Shutterstock Although Bisphenol A (BPA)-laden plastics and other products have been eliminated to a point, there’s still plenty of BPA swirling around in products you and your family use
New Study Confirms Close Proximity to Fracking Wells in Colorado Results in Higher Incidence of Birth Defects
Photo by Shutterstock New research from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has found positive associations between fracking pollution and a higher prevalence of birth defects. Birth
Photo by Shutterstock Wonders never cease! Johnson & Johnson has actually followed through on their promise to remove big bad formaldehyde from their baby shampoo. Back in 2011, the company announced
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