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Raw ground beef (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Investigation Uncovers ‘Superbugs’ In Store-Bought Meats

In a recent study, the Environment Working Group discovered that store-bought meat contained antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as superbugs, which can cause consumers to become ill.

04/16/2013

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Drinking Dirty Water: Is America’s Water Safety In Jeopardy?

Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.

03/13/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Which Produce Items Are Worth Buying Organic?

A lot of us spend our shopping time wondering whether it’s worth spending extra money for organically grown fruits and vegetables. An environmental group is offering advice with a list of products that contin the most and least chemicals.

09/27/2012

Johnson's Baby Shampoo is pictured on display at a supermarket in Hong Kong on March 16, 2009. The world famous baby shampoo is a product of US health care giant Johnson & Johnson. AFP PHOTO/MIKE CLARKE (Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)

Johnson & Johnson Reformulating Products To Remove Dangerous Chemicals

The health care giant late last year pledged to remove “chemicals of concern” from its baby products sold around the world. That change came after a large coalition of health and environmental groups began pressing J&J more than three years ago to make its personal care products safer.

08/16/2012

The sun shines bright in the blue skies over the Bay Area. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Environmental Group Raises Concerns About Sunscreens

The Environmental Working Group is out with a new report that claims 75 percent of sunscreens now on the market contain potentially harmful ingredients.

05/16/2012

Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Study Finds Sunscreens Lacking Protection

A major study by a consumer group of sunscreens finds that many of them do not provide protection against cancer-causing ultraviolet rays.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/25/2011

Chemical BPA Found on Cash Register Receipts

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS) _ A dangerous toxic chemical already known to be in certain kinds of food and drink packaging has turned up in another everyday item: cash register receipts.

07/27/2010

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