Report Details Extent Of Water Contamination In CaliforniaChemicals used for carpets and anti-stain products have been found in water sources for 7.5 million people in California.
Kale Joins 'Dirty Dozen' List Of Fruits And Vegetables Most Likely To Contain PesticidesKale, that popular green of the health conscious consumer, has joined the list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to a new report.
Strawberries Top 'Dirty Dozen' List Of Produce With Pesticide ResidueFor the third year in a row, strawberries top the "Dirty Dozen" list put out by the Environmental Working Group (EWG).
Initial Tests On Oilfield Wastewater Safety Draw Mixed ReactionIs it safe to use oilfield wastewater to irrigate crops? A consultant hired by the water district that’s selling the water to farmers has just finished a third round of tests on produce.
2016 Best & Worst Sunscreens For KidsResearchers at the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit consumer watchdog have put together their annual list of the best and worst sunscreens for children.
Environmental Group's Updated Study Exposes Toxic Cleaning ProductsThe cleaning products in your home may contain hidden hazardous ingredients, according to the Environmental Working Group's latest analysis.
Study On Latina Teens Shows Effects Of Personal Care ProductsTeenage girls are among the heaviest users of personal care products. Now, a new study done in the Bay Area on a specific segment of the population finds many of those products have a disconcerting downside.
ConsumerWatch: Investigation Uncovers 'Superbugs' In Store-Bought MeatsIn 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.
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.
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.
Johnson & Johnson Reformulating Products To Remove Dangerous ChemicalsThe 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.
ConsumerWatch: Environmental Group Raises Concerns About SunscreensThe Environmental Working Group is out with a new report that claims 75 percent of sunscreens now on the market contain potentially harmful ingredients.
ConsumerWatch: Study Finds Sunscreens Lacking ProtectionA major study by a consumer group of sunscreens finds that many of them do not provide protection against cancer-causing ultraviolet rays.
Chemical BPA Found on Cash Register Receipts