Thursday, July 2, 2020

This July Fourth weekend, be responsible and respect local public health ordinances and social distancing guidelines. Whether you’re planning to stay at home to grill in your backyard, or heading to your nearest beach or lake for time outdoors, it’s more important than ever to make your health and safety a priority.

Friday, October 11, 2019

EWG News Roundup (10/11): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, September 13, 2019

EWG News Roundup (9/13): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Does your family head to the beach for Labor Day? Host friends and family for a barbecue? Whatever your particular tradition, EWG has you covered when it comes to marking the end of summer safely and in good health.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

President Trump toured a Shell chemical plant in Pennsylvania Tuesday, supposedly to promote his economic agenda. According to reports, he went off script quite a bit – but one thing he definitely didn’t talk about was his administration’s record on chemical safety.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

When it comes to household waste, we all know the mantra: Reduce, reuse, recycle.

Monday, June 3, 2019

A recent investigation by the Food and Drug Administration found per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS,  in food, including meat, seafood and dairy products; sweet potatoes; pineapples; leafy greens, and chocolate cake with icing.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler made the rounds of Capitol Hill this week, displaying twice his questionable commitment to protecting Americans’ public health.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Here’s the real reason Trump is attacking wind power: It’s going to replace the electricity produced from burning coal. And soon.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Outbreaks of toxic algae in U.S. waterways usually happen in warmer months. But in a sign that the problem is growing worse, algae blooms were reported in December in Michigan and Washington state, with another reported in Florida during the first days of spring.

Friday, March 29, 2019

On Wednesday, a second jury in eight months found that glyphosate, the signature ingredient in Bayer-Monsanto’s weedkiller Roundup, causes cancer. The plaintiff in the case was awarded $80 million in damages after arguing the herbicide played a role in the development of his non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Friday, March 22, 2019

EWG News Roundup (3/22): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Many brands of menstrual pads and disposable diapers contain elevated levels of chemicals linked to developmental and reproductive harm, according to a recent study published in the journal Reproductive Toxicology.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Advocates for 100 percent renewable energy often compare the effort needed to meet that goal to efforts to put a person on the moon.

News Releases

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Trump administration’s just-released regulatory roadmap leaves no stone unturned when it comes to rolling back safeguards designed to protect children, families and workers from exposure to dangerous chemicals.

Friday, September 14, 2018

A groundbreaking new study, the first to test what happens in people immediately after they are exposed to bisphenol A, or BPA, shows that levels at which the federal government states is “safe” and should have no effect, in fact can alter insulin response, a key marker for metabolic diseases like diabetes.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Internal Environmental Protection Agency documents show that Administrator Scott Pruitt has effectively relinquished the EPA’s oversight of pesticide safety to the Department of Agriculture, said Scott Faber, EWG’s senior vice president of government affairs.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

EWG is pleased to announce that Maura E. Walsh has joined our growing team as vice president of digital strategy. Walsh, a highly-regarded digital communications leader, brings more than fifteen years experience in direct email marketing, content marketing, fundraising and advocacy.

Reports & Consumer Guides

You have the right to know what’s in the food you eat.