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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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. 

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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. 

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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.

 

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Albert “Kell” Kelly, the federally sanctioned ex-banker put in charge of the Superfund program despite having no environmental qualifications, has backed out of testifying before a key House hearing on the program’s future, according to well-placed congressional sources.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Americans have good reasons to question the quality of their drinking water. 

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

EWG News Roundup (1/12): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is taking steps that could lift health-protective safeguards designed to prevent teenage farmworkers from handling toxic pesticides.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Raccoon River in central Iowa runs through one of the most intensely farmed regions of the nation. Agriculture is vital to the area’s economy, but polluted runoff from farms poses an acute threat to residents’ tap water – and a daunting challenge to utilities struggling to keep the water clean.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

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.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s mission to decimate the agency he heads is on track, as he works to eliminate roughly 50 percent of its scientists, researchers and others in charge of protecting the public from pollution.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

In his first year in office, President Trump has wreaked devastating damage on public health protections against hazardous chemicals

Photo credit: Shutterstock.com

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Monday, January 8, 2018

Federal regulators’ rejection today of the White House’s scheme to prop up the coal and nuclear power industries is a big win for electricity customers and renewable energy, said EWG President Ken Cook.

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Monday, January 8, 2018

Surrounded by lobbyists for corporate agribusiness, Trump will find kindred spirits on a wide-range of policy positions. 

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Monday, January 8, 2018

When Trump appears before the Farm Bureau today, he will be not speaking to America’s farmers – he’ll be preaching to his base.

Photo courtesy of AP Photo

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

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.

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Friday, December 22, 2017

EWG News Roundup (12/22): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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