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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 Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) for taking the first serious action towards updating the woefully outdated law governing the cosmetics industry. 

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Friday, March 20, 2020

EWG News Roundup (3/20): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

This week AspenClean announced nine new cleaning products that meet EWG’s rigorous standards for health, ingredient disclosure and transparency to earn our EWG VERIFIED™ mark.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Barbara Paldus, a leading entrepreneur and innovator in the clean beauty sector, has joined the Environmental Working Group board of directors.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health today approved landmark cosmetics safety legislation, a significant step toward finally protecting consumers from potentially toxic chemical ingredients in personal care products.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Today AspenClean announced its collection of nine cleaning products that meet the Environmental Working Group’s rigorous criteria for health, ingredient disclosure and transparency. These are the first cleaning products to earn the EWG VERIFIED™ mark.

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Laboratory tests commissioned by the federal Food and Drug Administration of talc-based cosmetics products found the notorious carcinogen asbestos in roughly 20 percent of the samples assessed.

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Monday, March 9, 2020

New studies by the Food and Drug Administration indicate that a common fluorinated chemical in food packaging and stain-resistant carpets and textiles is much more toxic than earlier studies by the chemical industry suggested.

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Friday, March 6, 2020

EWG News Roundup (3/6): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Nearly 25,000 Americans are urging federal regulators to require the cosmetics industry to test for the presence of asbestos in cosmetics and to share the results.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Scientists at the Environmental Working Group and Indiana University have for the first time conducted a review of 26 fluorinated chemicals, or PFAS, and found that all display at least one characteristic of known human carcinogens.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

The spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is prompting lots of concern and questions. Coronaviruses are not new: A majority of them are the cause of most cases of the common cold. But COVID-19 can cause more severe health problems, especially among the elderly and sick.

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Frequent use of cleaning products in the home may increase a baby’s risk of developing asthma and chronic wheezing during early childhood, and could be an important area for respiratory health interventions, a new study suggests.

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Friday, February 28, 2020

EWG News Roundup (2/28): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

On Thursday the California Assembly reintroduced the Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act, A.B. 2762. If passed, the law would ban 12 toxic ingredients, such as mercury and formaldehyde, from the beauty and personal care products Californians use every day.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

EWG News Roundup (2/21): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

In honor of Cancer Prevention Awareness month, EWG board member Meg Hirshberg wrote about the Anticancer Lifestyle Program, a lifestyle transformation program she co-founded for cancer survivors and those who seek to reduce their risk of chronic illness.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Recent tests indicate high levels of the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS in a brand of menstrual underwear called Thinx. The brand is advertised as "Organic Cotton Underwear" and touts its certifications in statements and on its website. So why are PFAS chemicals in its products?

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Friday, February 14, 2020

EWG News Roundup (2/14): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

President Trump’s 2021 budget proposal, released today, seeks deep cuts in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Energy and other agencies, and shows the administration’s continuing indifference to growing environmental and public health threats, said EWG.

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