The "Hairspray" star is the latest Hollywood celebrity to get serious about climate activism.
The European Union just banned two agricultural weed killers linked to infertility, reproductive problems, and fetal development - the first-ever EU ban on endocrine-disrupting pesticides. That's good news for Europeans. But what about Americans?
EWG's consistent advice for everyone is to consume plenty of nutrient-rich produce - organic or conventional. But if you can, go with organic for products that are high in pesticide residues.
Safeguarding Our Pets Too Today, parents are consumed with information about how to keep their children safe but many are
Contact your local poison control center (800-222-1222) and National Pesticide Information Center (800-858-7378) if you believe
"The interaction of pet health and environmental chemicals is understudied," Wooten said. "What may be a safe dose for one
Ken Cook and Kelly Herman celebrate Healthy Child Healthy World's 23rd Annual Gala Red Carpet at the Montage Hotel in Beverly
DeSmog used the Way Back Machine to review an old version of the Center for Energy, Marine Transportation and Public Policy's
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Consumers get it. They are no longer willing to accept the staggering health issues their children are facing as a result of harmful chemicals. We are seeing a new food system come into play and good alternatives to harmful cleaning agents and pesticides. But it is not enough.
Harmful chemicals abound in household cleaning agents, personal care products, cosmetics, as well as pesticides and weed killers. American consumers have no assurance that everyday products are safe for children and adults.
The Environmental Working Group, a public health nonprofit organization, reviewed the nutrition labels of more than 1,500
An apple a day usually keeps the doctor away -- unless it's ridden with pesticides. For the third year, the EWG has also
Although the FDA doesn't need congressional authorization in order to mandate a federal labeling standard for GMOs, federal lawmakers have become increasingly vocal on the issue.
Keeping politicians on message can sometimes be difficult. That also holds true of corporate chiefs and movie stars. Even the most seasoned, media-savvy folks veer off their talking points on occasion. But that's not the case with the pesticide industry and its clientele.
But not everyone is convinced that endocrine disruptors pose a public health risk, and the science is complicated, to put
You might want to put down your tuna sandwich before you read this. Especially if it has lettuce and tomatoes.
It's imperative to maintain a focus on not only the failings of the existing federal law but also the pitfalls of adopting Vitter's bill in its place.
And while bites from pests are an inevitable part of summer, it's important to reduce your risk of bug bites from mosquitoes