March 3rd, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
Surprising news for organic food lovers in the recent issue of the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology: a University of Washington study found high levels of plastic in the bodies of people who refrained from eating food that had been packaged in plastic containers.
Read More:Organic Food (Yes, Organic) Linked to High Chemical Exposure Risk
October 29th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Women who regularly use cosmetics to look younger may want to rethink that strategy as new research connects chemicals in cosmetics to an increased risk for early onset of menopause.
Read More:Mascary! Make-up May Cause Early Menopause
August 18th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Announcing that it would remove chemicals of concern from its baby products by 2013, the personal care giant Johnson & Johnson is following through on a commitment it made after relentless pressure from health and environmental groups.
Read More:No More Tears (From Toxic Chemicals): Johnson & Johnson Cleans Up Products
September 18th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Major chemical companies have been seeking to block the addition of several new categories of chemicals proposed under the Toxic Substances Control Act by the EPA that the agency says could be a threat to humans and the environment.
Read More:‘But Harmful Chemicals Equal American Jobs’ Says Major Chemical Companies