Attention Retailers! Your Shoppers Are Watching
November 14, 2017
Mind The Store campaign's second annual report ranks 30 major stores on their policies for controlling toxic chemicals in the products they sell.
It All Starts in the States
October 25, 2017
State victories result in federal decisions that improve toxic chemical safety.
Guest Blog: Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals Found in TVs
September 20, 2017
Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals Found in TVs
Flame Retardant Banned Decade Ago Still Being Used in TVs
Landmark FR Bill Passes in Maine
August 03, 2017
This week, the state of Maine proved its mettle as a champion of public health, passing a ban on all added flame retardant chemicals in new upholstered furniture starting next year.
From Idaho to Massachusetts, consumers ask Albertsons to turn up the heat on toxic chemicals this summer
July 27, 2017
From Anchorage, AK to Greenburgh, NY to Albertsons’ hometown of Boise, ID, shoppers urged the company to turn up the heat on toxic chemicals this summer.
Toxic Industrial Chemicals Found in 10 Varieties of Macaroni and Cheese Powders
July 13, 2017
Laboratory testing of 10 varieties of macaroni and cheese products has revealed toxic industrial chemicals (known as phthalates) in the cheese powders of all of the tested items, according to the Coalition for Safer Food Processing & Packaging, a national alliance of leading public health and food safety groups.
Celebrating Connecticut's Administrative Victory
June 21, 2017
Clean Water Action in Connecticut has scored a huge victory for public health. After years of pressure from advocates, several state agencies are taking steps to educate the public on the dangers of toxic chemicals.
Sound Science, Protective Policy
April 20, 2017
State governments from coast to coast are doubling down on science as a foundation for good governance and health-protective policy.
Guest Blog: Toxic Paint Strippers And What To Do About Them
April 05, 2017
Thanks to http://www.plasteranddisaster.com for this great blog post discussing the hazardous chemicals and dangers of using paint strippers. The EPA is currently the EPA is considering a rule to ban the two worst of these chemicals, and you can help by sending a note to the EPA voicing your support for the ban.
Toxics policies predictions for 2017
February 07, 2017
States are once again asserting their authority to address health hazards from chemicals in everyday products by introducing policies in at least 21 state legislatures.