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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. 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

To protect your baby from toxic mercury and ensure healthy development, you should not only watch how much fish you eat, but also what kind of fish. Learn more with EWG’s latest report on mercury in seafood.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

New York Times best-selling author and wellness activist Kris Carr shared some words of wisdom at the 2015 EWG Eats Gala. 

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

"You know what courage means – it means never giving up, never sitting down, and never staying quiet when our health and our planet are at stake." - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer. 

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

There’s a lot of misconception out there when it comes to GMO labeling and the many implications of what we call the Deny Americans the Right to Know, or DARK, Act. 

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Confused by the labels on turkeys? EWG helps you sort out the facts with a new label decoder.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

EWG’s Food Scores database is a one-of-a-kind tool that scores over 80,000 products based on three factors: nutrition, ingredient concerns and degree of processing.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Want to avoid pesticides in produce? See which foods showed the highest and lowest concentrations of pesticides!

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

EWG's Food Database is coming soon! 

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

EWG Co-Founder and President Ken Cook explains a short history of the Environmental Working Group and his vision for EWG in the next 20 years.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Environmental Working Group President Ken Cook explains why you should support Washington State's I-522. 

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Friday, November 3, 2017

EWG’s News Roundup (11/3): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Women seeking to get pregnant could significantly improve their chances by eating conventional fruits and vegetables with fewer pesticide residues, or eating organic produce, according to a new study in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

EWG’s News Roundup (10/27): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Organic farming remains a bright spot in American agriculture. The price premiums enjoyed by organic farmers for many staple commodities like soybeans and corn remain higher than conventional prices.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

People in developing nations don't go hungry because there's not enough food to go around. It's because they're poor.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month we reach out to friends who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, celebrate remissions and comfort those who have lost loved ones.

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Friday, October 6, 2017

EWG’s News Roundup (10/6): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Eradicate poverty. End hunger. Reduce inequality. Stop climate change. Such huge, idealistic goals may seem impossible.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

As Congress begins debate on food and farm policy, some of the nation's top chefs gathered on Capitol Hill today to urge lawmakers to protect the nation’s most effective anti-hunger program from budget cuts.

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Friday, September 29, 2017

The Trump administration delayed a long-awaited update to nutrition labels on packaged food Friday, launching yet another assault in its war on good food policy.

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