Today, the environmental health watchdog, Center for Environmental Health (CEH), announced it has reached a legally binding, court-enforceable settlement with Estée Lauder and its subsidiaries, including MAC and Clinique brands. T
The settlement ensures that cosmetics like foundations and concealers manufactured under these brands will not contain any intentionally added PFOA or other fluorinated ingredients that are known to degrade to PFOA.
AT&T’s PacBell subsidiary will pull eight miles of decrepit telephone cable out of Lake Tahoe, where it has been leaching toxic lead into the lake’s water for decades, under a settlement agreement finalized last week in federal court in Sacramento.
California Governor Newsom’s signature today put in place a new law authored by Assembly Member Ting that bans PFAS in paper-based food packaging, requires disclosure of chemicals of concern (such as PFAS) in cookware, and prohibits misleading advertising about the presence of chemicals in cookware.
Testing by the CEH has found cancer-causing nitrosamines, NDEA, and NDMA in latex workout bands sold by major national brands, including Adidas, Amazon Basics…
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.
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.
Consumer advocate nonprofit Center for Environmental Health (CEH) has announced it has reached legally binding agreements with seven fast-fashion companies to remove the toxic metal cadmium from jewelry sold in stores and online across the country. Independent testing commissioned by CEH had found jewelry items sold at major national retailers, mostly at Ross, contained high levels of cadmium; many had metal components that were over 90% cadmium.
Trump Signs Executive Order to Silence the Voices of Americans Fighting Toxic Polluters in Their Communities
On the heels of a vicious attack on peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters outside the White House, an executive order signed by President Trump yesterday aims to weaken critical environmental laws like the Endangered Species Act…