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Monday, March 30, 2020

Tests of 10 samples of supermarket milk commissioned by EWG found none contaminated with the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS – a welcome result, but more testing of milk and other foods is essential to ensure that the U.S. food supply is safe from contamination with these widespread “forever chemicals.”

Monday, March 30, 2020

Americans are stocking up on hair dye, according to a new report by NPR. The article lists some of Nielsen's data about what Americans were buying the week ending March 21. Sales for hair dye increased by almost 20 percent from last year.

Friday, March 27, 2020

EWG News Roundup (3/27): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

You can combat the novel coronavirus effectively while using products that are safe for you and your family.

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Friday, March 27, 2020
The Trump administration’s unprecedented move to exploit the coronavirus pandemic to suspend enforcement of critical environmental laws is shameful and further evidence of the administration’s utter disregard for public health, EWG said.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Erica Reid, a nationally recognized leader in the healthy lifestyle sector, has joined EWG’s board of directors.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Nearly 70 percent of the fresh produce sold in the U.S. contains residues of potentially harmful chemical pesticides, according to the Environmental Working Group’s 2020 Dirty Dozen™. Yet the dirtiest produce commodity is not a fresh fruit or vegetable but a dried one – raisins.
Monday, March 23, 2020
EWG board member Michelle Pfeiffer applauded Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) for taking the first serious action towards updating the woefully outdated law governing the cosmetics industry.