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Food should be good for you. But some foods aren’t. Pesticides are sprayed on millions of acres every year and some of them end up on your food. Our broken farm subsidy system encourages over production of the wrong food. EWG is pushing for better policy and more sustainable ways of farming that produce healthy food in a healthy environment. 

Friday, October 11, 2019

EWG News Roundup (10/11): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

In a major move to protect California children, farm workers and their families, the administration of Gov. Gavin Newsom announced today it has reached an agreement with the pesticide industry to ban the use of a toxic pesticide shown to cause brain damage at even low levels of exposure.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

EWG News Roundup (10/4): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, September 27, 2019

EWG News Roundup (9/27): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Environmental Working Group objects to the EPA’s proposed interim registration decision for the carcinogenic pesticide imazalil.

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Testimonies & Official Correspondence
Friday, September 20, 2019

EWG News Roundup (9/20): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Governors from 15 states, including many facing mounting contamination of drinking water sources from toxic perfluorinated chemicals, or PFAS, are urging Congressional leaders to include provisions in a must-pass defense spending bill that would require the federal government to monitor and clean up the pollution.

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Food corporation Kraft-Heinz just sent a clear message to parents: Your worries about phthalate contamination in our food chain isn’t our problem.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

EWG News Roundup (9/13): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, September 6, 2019

EWG News Roundup (9/6): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

California lawmakers proclaimed October 2019 as Children’s Environmental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of cleaner air and water, safer food and healthier products for children.

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Friday, August 30, 2019

EWG News Roundup (8/30): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Does your family head to the beach for Labor Day? Host friends and family for a barbecue? Whatever your particular tradition, EWG has you covered when it comes to marking the end of summer safely and in good health.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

A Monsanto executive said he wanted to “beat the shit out of’ a mothers’ group that urged the company to stop selling its Roundup weedkiller, according to internal emails obtained by lawyers for victims who say the pesticide caused their cancer.

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Friday, August 23, 2019

EWG News Roundup (8/23): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, August 9, 2019

EWG News Roundup (8/9): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

The recent discovery of fluorinated chemicals, or PFAS, in food packaging should serve as a reminder that our diets are as big a source as drinking water of these toxic compounds in our bodies.

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Friday, August 2, 2019

EWG News Roundup (8/2): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, August 2, 2019

European food safety regulators have found there is no safe level of exposure for a brain-damaging pesticide President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency recently refused to ban.

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Friday, July 19, 2019

EWG News Roundup (7/19): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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