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The latest from EWG’s staff of experts

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Of all the dangers that could be present in our homes, dust may not be the first to come to mind.

Friday, November 3, 2017

EWG’s News Roundup (11/3): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Last year, the Environmental Protection Agency reported that 1 percent of samples from public drinking water systems nationwide were contaminated with PFOA, a nonstick chemical formerly used to make DuPont's Teflon.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Women seeking to get pregnant could significantly improve their chances by eating conventional fruits and vegetables with fewer pesticide residues, or eating organic produce, according to a new study in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Monday, October 30, 2017

A pesticide called dicamba has become a poster child for the arms race between ever-stronger weeds and ever-stronger weed killers.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Federal law on cosmetics and other personal care products is badly broken and has not been updated for nearly 80 years. 

Friday, October 27, 2017

EWG’s News Roundup (10/27): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, October 20, 2017

EWG’s News Roundup (10/20): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

The wildfires spreading through California are leaving behind unimaginable devastation, including some of the most polluted air ever recorded in parts of the state.

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Friday, October 13, 2017

EWG’s News Roundup (10/13): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, October 6, 2017

EWG’s News Roundup (10/6): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Eradicate poverty. End hunger. Reduce inequality. Stop climate change. Such huge, idealistic goals may seem impossible.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

San Francisco could soon become the first U.S. city to prohibit chemical flame retardants in all new upholstered furniture and children’s products sold in the city, including online sales.

Friday, September 29, 2017

The overuse of antibiotics to raise livestock is creating superbugs, bacteria resistant to antibiotic drugs such as penicillin. San Francisco could soon become the first U.S. city to require major grocery stores to tell consumers if meat comes from animals given antibiotics.

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Friday, September 29, 2017

Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

A groundbreaking new study found that exposure to fluoride during pregnancy can harm IQ and cognitive development in children. Fluoride is added to the tap water of two-thirds of Americans.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Americans want and have a right to know what's in the stuff they buy. Manufacturers and marketers are finally joining the unstoppable movement for product transparency.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

For decades, Americans have been needlessly exposed to chemical flame retardants – which have been linked to cancer, hormone disruption and other health effects – all because of a well intentioned but ultimately misguided California regulation from 1975.
 

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Each month millions of Americans wait impatiently for curated makeup and beauty boxes to be delivered to their doorsteps. 

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