Food

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, 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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Friday, August 30, 2019

EWG News Roundup (8/30): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Does your family head to the beach for Labor Day? Host friends and family for a barbecue? Whatever your particular tradition, EWG has you covered when it comes to marking the end of summer safely and in good health.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

A Monsanto executive said he wanted to “beat the shit out of’ a mothers’ group that urged the company to stop selling its Roundup weedkiller, according to internal emails obtained by lawyers for victims who say the pesticide caused their cancer.

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Friday, August 23, 2019

EWG News Roundup (8/23): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, August 9, 2019

EWG News Roundup (8/9): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

The recent discovery of fluorinated chemicals, or PFAS, in food packaging should serve as a reminder that our diets are as big a source as drinking water of these toxic compounds in our bodies.

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Friday, August 2, 2019

EWG News Roundup (8/2): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, August 2, 2019

European food safety regulators have found there is no safe level of exposure for a brain-damaging pesticide President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency recently refused to ban.

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Friday, July 19, 2019

EWG News Roundup (7/19): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Farmers can keep spraying fruits and vegetables with a pesticide shown to harm a child’s brain even at low levels of exposure, the Trump Environmental Protection Agency said today.

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Monday, July 15, 2019

You may know that many conventional oat cereals contain troubling amounts of the carcinogenic pesticide glyphosate. But another toxic pesticide may be contaminating your kids’ breakfast.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

EWG News Roundup (7/12): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

EWG News Roundup (6/28): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Glyphosate, the most heavily used pesticide in the U.S., should be added to the list of toxic chemicals the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regularly measures in the bodies of the American people, Environmental Working Group said in a letter sent today to the CDC.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

EWG News Roundup (6/21): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

One in five U.S. adults gets 81 percent of their calories from so-called ultraprocessed foods, industrially processed foods that are hyperpalatable and highly profitable formulations of ingredients and additives designed to make products “look, smell, feel and taste like food.” 

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