Toxic Personal Care Products and Women’s Health: A Public Health Crisis

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By M. Isabelle Chaudry, National Women’s Health Network With few exceptions, current federal law does not require makers of cosmetics and other personal care products sold in the United States to get approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) before their products go on the...
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It’s Time to Ban PFAS From Food Packaging

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By Scott Faber, Environmental Working Group The recent discovery of fluorinated chemicals, or PFAS, in food packaging should serve as a reminder that our diets are as big a source as drinking water of these toxic compounds in our bodies. The discovery by The New Food Economy, a nonprofit...
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House Democrats Look to End Special Treatment of Corporate Polluters

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By Matthew Gravatt, Sierra Club For decades, bedrock environmental laws like the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act have existed to protect our communities from dangerous pollution. But did you know that oil and gas companies are often able to get around these protections? Thanks to provisions...
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