Toxic chemical watchdog Center for Environmental Health is announcing a partnership with the Google Chrome extension and mobile app Clearya to help consumers make healthier choices when shopping online.
For years, we’ve tested products to give you the resources to make the best decisions for your family’s health. But we know it’s still not easy, not when there’s so much information to consider while you’re shopping.
Last week, a subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform announced it found that ingredients in many baby foods are contaminated with heavy metals like arsenic, lead and cadmium. Through testing loopholes and lax regulation, multi-billion dollar companies are not being held accountable by our government and withhold information about whether their products potentially threaten the health of our children.
During a hearing yesterday, a subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform announced that it found that ingredients in many baby foods are contaminated with heavy metals like arsenic, lead and cadmium. Congressional investigators reviewed data from four of the seven companies they questioned, with retail giants Walmart, Campbells and Sprout Organic Foods failing to disclose important testing information.
Today, CEH and six public health and environmental justice groups in Eastern North Carolina filed a petition seeking judicial review of the inadequate and negligent risk evaluation of 1,4-dioxane, a known carcinogen found in drinking water and consumer products