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The latest from EWG’s staff of experts

Monday, March 12, 2018

The more highly processed foods you eat, the higher your risk of cancer.

Monday, March 12, 2018

“Let it be written that environmentalists didn’t kill the nuclear industry, economics did,” Houston Chronicle business columnist Chris Tomlinson wrote last summer.

Friday, March 9, 2018

News Roundup (3/9): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, is thought to be the first to assess occupational or domestic cleaning product exposure as it relates to the decline of lung function.

Monday, February 26, 2018

The full-page ad on the back of this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue is supposed to be funny.

Friday, February 23, 2018

EWG News Roundup 2/23: Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Releases from chemical products, including ones we use every day in our homes, are as much a cause of air pollution as automobile emissions, according to a new study that has big implications for how airborne pollutants are regulated.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

A rash of product recalls, government warning notices and contaminated cosmetics may finally push Congress to give our broken cosmetics law a makeover.

Friday, February 16, 2018

EWG News Roundup (2/16): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Third-graders’ reading scores in Flint, Mich., have dropped dramatically since the city’s crisis of lead contamination in drinking water began, according to reports in the Detroit Free Press and The New Republic.

Friday, February 9, 2018

No one disputes that bisphenol A, a toxic compound widely used to line food cans and other food packaging, is polluting people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found BPA in the urine of more than 90 percent of Americans sampled. In 2009, tests commissioned by EWG were the first to find BPA in the umbilical cords of nine of 10 infants sampled.
 

Friday, February 9, 2018

EWG News Roundup (2/9): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Monday, February 5, 2018

If the Environmental Working Group were to assign a book for parents and expectant parents, it would be “Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know.”

Friday, February 2, 2018

EWG News Roundup 2/2: Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

In September, EWG reported that each year about a third of California toddlers enrolled in Medi-Cal don’t receive lead testing required by law. But the problem is much worse than we estimated.

Friday, January 26, 2018

EWG News Roundup (1/26): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, January 26, 2018

The rejection of dirty and expensive coal power is accelerating worldwide. Yet the Trump administration continues its desperate attempts to keep a dying industry on life support.

 

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Friday, January 19, 2018

EWG News Roundup (1/19): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Last week, the federal Environmental Protection Agency took steps that could lead to the repeal of health-protective safeguards designed to prevent teenage farmworkers from handling toxic pesticides. But California is having none of it.

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