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Strawberries Top EWG's Pesticide-Laden 'Dirty Dozen' List for Third Year in a Row
April 10, 2018
Choose organic strawberries if you want to avoid the biggest pesticide risk, says the EWG's Dirty Dozen 2018 list.
california crops
Agricultural irrigation system watering corn field on sunny summer day.
October 26, 2016
California crops may have been contaminated with toxic wastewater for the past three decades, an EWG analysis of state data…
EWG BPA Database
June 17, 2016
Calling it the "BPA Bombshell", the Environmental Working Group has launched a new database compiling 16,000 products likely with BPA…
More Than 400 Carcinogens are Probably in Your Body Right Now, Says EWG Report
June 15, 2016
The Environmental Working Group has compiled a list of more than 400 known carcinogens and chemicals linked to cancer commonly…
Toxic Chemicals Found in Pizza Boxes Finally Banned by FDA
January 6, 2016
FDA bans three toxic chemicals found in food packaging, but nearly 100 more perfluorinated compounds remain in use.
The Environmental Working Group is trying to change the marketplace.
November 4, 2015
The Environmental Working Group just revealed its new standard of product goodness: EWG VERIFIED.
Toxic Endocrine Disruptor Found in 50 Popular Snack Foods
April 9, 2015
Environmental Working Group finds a toxic endocrine disruptor in 50 popular snack items sold in the U.S.
A Toxic Apple a Day? Environmental Working Group Updates Its Dirty Dozen List
February 27, 2015
Environmental Working Group has updated its dirty dozen list for 2015—and apples top the list for the fifth year in…
November 13, 2014
The Environmental Working Group has released its first guide to food additives under its popular 'Dirty Dozen' list used for…
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October 29, 2014
Environmental Working Group launches its Food Scores Database to help you eat healthier and cleaner.