Toxic Heavy Metals in Baby Food

Toxic Heavy Metals in Baby Food

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.

Toxic-Free Fashion: CEH Gets Retailers to Remove Hazardous Chemical from Jewelry

Toxic-Free Fashion: CEH Gets Retailers to Remove Hazardous Chemical from Jewelry

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.

Protecting You from Toxic Chemicals

More Ways to Donate to CEH If you have questions about donating to CEH, please reach out to Shannon Bowen by phone at 510-655-3900 ext. 303 or through email at shannon@ceh.org. CEH’s Federal Tax ID #...

Proposition 65: Protecting Californians from Toxic Chemicals

In 1986, California voters overwhelmingly approved an innovative law that set new standards for protecting people from toxic chemicals. The law is called the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, but most people refer to it by its ballot measure number, Prop...