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Food should be good for you. But some foods aren’t. Pesticides are sprayed on millions of acres every year and some of them end up on your food. Our broken farm subsidy system encourages over production of the wrong food. EWG is pushing for better policy and more sustainable ways of farming that produce healthy food in a healthy environment. 

Friday, December 13, 2019

EWG News Roundup (12/13): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Beginning next year, a neurotoxic pesticide that at low doses can trigger brain and behavioral damage in children will be banned from use by agricultural operations in New York State

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

President Trump is considering nominating a former top chemical industry executive, who at the Environmental Protection Agency has led the rollback of important chemical safety regulations, to lead the Consumer Product Safety Commission, according to a report in The Washington Post.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

EWG News Roundup (12/6): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

The European Union today confirmed it will ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos on food crops early next year, citing the risk of brain damage to children – evidence the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ignored in scuttling a proposed ban on the chemical.

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Friday, November 22, 2019

EWG News Roundup (11/22): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The array of options for selecting and cooking your Thanksgiving turkey can make your head spin. Every cook has their preference – but many people may not realize that cooking methods can introduce potentially harmful chemicals or extra saturated fat into your bird. EWG is here to help, breaking down the pros and cons.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

EWG News Roundup (11/15): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

EWG News Roundup (10/18): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

EWG News Roundup (10/11): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

In a major move to protect California children, farm workers and their families, the administration of Gov. Gavin Newsom announced today it has reached an agreement with the pesticide industry to ban the use of a toxic pesticide shown to cause brain damage at even low levels of exposure.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

EWG News Roundup (10/4): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, September 27, 2019

EWG News Roundup (9/27): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Environmental Working Group objects to the EPA’s proposed interim registration decision for the carcinogenic pesticide imazalil.

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Friday, September 20, 2019

EWG News Roundup (9/20): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Governors from 15 states, including many facing mounting contamination of drinking water sources from toxic perfluorinated chemicals, or PFAS, are urging Congressional leaders to include provisions in a must-pass defense spending bill that would require the federal government to monitor and clean up the pollution.

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Food corporation Kraft-Heinz just sent a clear message to parents: Your worries about phthalate contamination in our food chain isn’t our problem.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

EWG News Roundup (9/13): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, September 6, 2019

EWG News Roundup (9/6): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

California lawmakers proclaimed October 2019 as Children’s Environmental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of cleaner air and water, safer food and healthier products for children.

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