EWG offers you popular, easy-to-use guides to help you choose products and foods that are free of toxic ingredients, safe for your children and environmentally friendly.
In the next two weeks, you're probably going to do some (or possibly tons of) holiday cooking. You'll buy ingredients, cook, clean -- and enjoy some leftovers. It's a great time to do a little "greening" before the guests arrive.Read More
If you don't have the time to read Nena Baker's book about the toxic chemicals we're exposed to every day (though we recommend it), here's your chance to get the skinny from the author in less than 15 minutes.Read More
Last week we told you about the 232 toxic chemicals we found in umbilical cord blood. This week we tell you how to reduce your exposures to toxic chemicals to keep them out of your womb.Read More
Jesse Johnson, CEO and co-founder of Q-Collection and Q-Collection Junior posted an interview with EWG president and co-founder Ken Cook on his experiences creating a green, non-toxic nursery for his son, Cal.Read More
Ordinary school cleaning supplies can expose children to multiple chemicals linked to asthma, cancer, and other documented health problems and to hundreds of other air contaminants that have never been tested for safety, a study by the Environmental Working Group shows. Laboratory tests done for EWG found that a typical assortment of cleaning products released 457 distinct chemicals into the air.
With one case of kid flu and another serious case of coughing and sneezing in the house this week, our family is hand washing like never before. Parents included.Read More
EWG’s Olga Naidenko testifies before the New York City Counsel Committee on Environmental Protection in support of a proposed law to require testing for pharmaceuticals and personal care product chemicals in New York City drinking water.Read More
EWG's scientists and public health researchers put our heads together and created a list of the most important steps you can take at home to promote your family's environmental health.Read More
With first compliance deadline in WTO cotton decision looming, Brazil explores a novel trade retaliation: suspension of intellectual property rights for U.S. products.Read More
EWG’s 2009 Report on cell phone radiation summarizes the state of the science on cell phone radiation and raises concerns about long-term health impacts. Recommendations to reduce exposures for consumers included using a headset or putting the phone into speaker mode.Read More
Olga Naidenko, a Senior Scientist at EWG, informs us on the dangers of using non-stick pans, like Teflon, when cooking in your kitchen. Teflon pans produce toxic fumes which can create allergies and flu like symptom for users.Read More
EWG Senior Scientist and lead author of EWG's Cell Phone Radiation report, Olga Naidenko, Ph.D., testified at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health.Read More
Jessica Webb of Healthy Child, Healthy World blogs about an important bill to change to California fire safety standards for baby products, and the chemical industry's efforts to uncut these improvements.Read More
EWG is working hard to pass laws that limit or ban the dangerous chemical BPA. But until they pass, we think you should have the latest info on sources of exposure and our tips to avoid them on your own. Because before the personal becomes political it's, well, still personal.Read More
New report finds that common kid's bath products like shampoo and bubble bath have toxic chemicals formaldehyde and 1,4-dioxane.Read More