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EWG urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and California's attorney general today to stop Rodan + Fields from making misleading claims about benzophenone, a chemical that has been linked to cancer.Read More
EWG sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration urging the agency to stop Rodan + Fields from making misleading claims about harmful ingredients in its products.Read More
EWG sent a letter to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra urging the state to stop Rodan + Fields from making misleading claims about harmful ingredients in its products.Read More
Contrary to Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s testimony before a House committee, Toyota has no plans to partner with the agency, the company said in a letter to the Environmental Working Group.
EWG sent a letter to CVS praising its new truth in advertising initiative for cosmetic products. The letter, also sent by mail, was penned following CVS’s announcement.Read More
CVS Pharmacy will work to eliminate airbrushed images of models used to sell cosmetics from its stores, it announced Monday. It is “yet another bold decision” by the company and should be applauded by consumers, said Environmental Working Group President Ken Cook.Read More
Marketing claims about the source, safety and effectiveness of personal care products and their ingredients often aren’t worth the labels they’re printed on.Read More
In his first year in office, President Trump has wreaked devastating damage on public health protections against hazardous chemicals
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EWG's scientists and researchers work hard to give us the tools to limit our exposures to harmful chemicals. A great place to start is with personal care products.Read More
EWG News Roundup (12/22): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.Read More
In 2017, EWG once again pushed the envelope in our mission to protect public health and the environment and empower all Americans to make better decisions about their safety and well-being.Read More
A report today by the New York Times and ProPublica describes in stark detail the impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s disregard of science and scientists, and the real-life consequences for public health.Read More
The Trump Administration last week proposed to indefinitely delay proposed bans of high-risk uses of three toxic chemicals: Methylene chloride and N-Methylpyrrolidone, or NMP, in paint strippers and trichloroethylene, or TCE, in degreasing.Read More
Less than 24 hours after American Oversight and Environmental Working Group called on the Environmental Protection Agency Inspector General to investigate the agency’s no-bid contract with a Republican opposition research and media consulting firm, EPA announced it has ended the contract.
Non-partisan watchdog group American Oversight and the Environmental Working Group (EWG) today called for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Inspector General to immediately investigate the agency’s no-bid contract to Definers Public Affairs, a Republican media consulting firm.Read More
EWG's News Roundup (12/15): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.Read More
The Environmental Protection Agency spent $120,000 to hire a Republican opposition research and PR firm – the latest example of Administrator Scott Pruitt’s questionable spending, which has already sparked an investigation into possible misuse of taxpayer funds.Read More
This week, California officially issued groundbreaking guidelines advising cell phone users to keep phones away from their bodies and limit use when reception is weak.Read More
There were plenty of good reasons to oppose President Trump’s nomination of Michael Dourson to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency. Dourson, who was opposed by public health, reproductive health, labor, business and environmental organizations, withdrew his nomination Wednesday.Read More
Michael Dourson, who President Trump nominated to run the chemical safety division at the Environmental Protection Agency, withdrew his name from consideration after it was clear there were not enough votes in the Senate to confirm him.Read More