Dec 16, 2015 / Toxics

It’s Time for Action on BPA in Food Packaging

Food and beverages in metal cans and plastic containers are affordable and convenient – and a source of the harmful chemical bisphenol-A or BPA….Read More

Dec 14, 2015 / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

What Happened to Banning Microbeads in Canada?

Last week, the Unites States House of Representatives unanimously passed a bi-partisan bill to prohibit the use of plastic microbeads in personal care and…Read More

Dec 11, 2015 / Toxics

Babies at Higher Risk from Hormone-Disrupting Flame Retardants, New Research Shows

Car seats and cribs should provide safety for babies, not endanger their development and intelligence. But toxic flame retardants that continue to be used…Read More

Nov 06, 2015 / Toxics

A Hormone-Disrupting Flame Retardant in Your Nail Polish?!

Painting your nails or applying cosmetics shouldn’t put your health at risk. Yet evidence is mounting that certain chemicals used in common products have…Read More