Aurora Meadows

Senior Nutrition Scientist
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Aurora Meadows is a passionate advocate of protecting the environment and public health through expanding access to sustainable and healthful food. She works to better understand how our food system and the chemicals in food, including pesticides, affect human health. Before joining EWG, Meadows worked at a community health center in Boston, interned at the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion at the Department of Agriculture, helped prepare and promote healthy school meals at D.C. Central Kitchen, and worked on cancer studies in California.

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As of May 2019, [most] pet food at Petco cannot contain titanium dioxide. So, our pets are being more protected than our kids

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Yahoo! News

Consumers need to know about potential contamination of the meat they eat, so they can be vigilant about food safety, especially when cooking for children, pregnant women, older adults or the immune-compromised.

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Health Day

It’s sometimes hard to stomach that my 9-year-old cat is more protected than my 9-year-old son.

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EcoWatch

It really depends on what level of risk consumers are comfortable with. The more we learn about what is in conventional foods, the more evidence for concern we accumulate.

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Truthout

You can totally have a healthy Thanksgiving. Food Scores helps consumers make healthier choices. It allows users to search for food and look at a score that is generated by a number of factors.

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Indy Star

Resistance is real. Resistance is here. It's now. We're seeing it. It kills 23,000 Americans each year.

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