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Quibble with Kibbles: ‘Forever chemicals’ in pet food packaging add to perils at home
New baby textile product tests show concerning levels of toxic ‘forever chemicals’
Frightful ingredients hiding in Halloween face paint
With Halloween around the corner, many kids will use face paint as the perfect finishing touch for their costumes. It’s a popular alternative to costume masks, which can obscure children’s vision on...
Lacking safety data, the FDA should act to ban oxybenzone in sunscreens
Time’s up, sunscreen industry. Last month, the clock ran out on the sunscreen industry to prove to the Food and Drug Administration that oxybenzone, a common ingredient in sunscreen, is both safe and...
Major USDA conservation program must change to prioritize climate stewardship
Frightening food: The scary additives lurking in Halloween candy
Halloween horror led to stricter food safety law – it’s time for another update
Personal care product chemicals banned in Europe but still found in U.S.
To dye for: Chemical that makes sweet treats look irresistible linked to health risks
New study links chemicals in hair straighteners to uterine cancer
Thousands of children’s sweets STILL contain additive unsafe for human consumption
How to protect kids during the EPA’s Children’s Health Month
The Environmental Protection Agency is celebrating national Children’s Health Month, with tips for shielding kids from potential health harms caused by lead contamination, pesticides on produce and...
How to make climate change a priority in the next farm bill
Next year, Congress will renew the farm bill, which provides funding to our farmers and ranchers. Thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act, annual spending by the Department of Agriculture on farm...
Disparities in exposure to chemicals with links to weight gain
In addition to changes that make our lives more sedentary and perhaps also shifts in genetic makeup, the sharp increase in obesity and overweight we are seeing may be caused by far more exposure to...