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Environmental Working Group 2011 Shopper’s Guide Helps Cut Consumer Pesticide Exposure Environmental Working Group has released the seventh edition of its Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce with updated information on 53 fruits and vegetables and their total pesticide loads. EWG highlights the worst offenders with its “Dirty Dozen” list and the cleanest conventional produce with its “Clean 15” list. Analysts at EWG synthesized data collected from the U.S. Department of Agriculture… Read More

TAKE ACTION:  Eliminate Harmful Chemicals From Personal Care Products Have you ever stopped to wonder what all those chemicals are in your kid’s shampoo? your waterproof sunblock? your baby’s diaper cream? your lipstick? Unfortunately, some of them are linked to cancer, birth defects, infertility and other health problems … but right now we have an unprecedented opportunity to clean up our cosmetics with the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010, introduced by U.S…. Read More

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