Message in a Poo Bag...for the FDA!
It's rough being a little dog. I tried to meet the FDA today to talk about pet food standards, but guess what--they left early! So I'll have to deliver my poo bag messages on June 13th. Go to petsfortheenvironment.org/crap to help me tell the FDA, "We're sick of the crap in our pet food."
Cute Pets (for the Environment)
Hi, Eddie here! Thank you for all your support--and cute photos, and the thoughtful notes. If you're not on the wall of cute already and want to support a healthy environment for pets and people too, visit petsfortheenvironment.org and add your photo. See you there!
Find out from EWG which toxins are contained in various fragrance products used daily.
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Ask EWG: Should I use iodized salt?
It may sound like a strange ingredient, but iodized salt actually helps protect your thyroid from chemicals such as perchlorate. So stick with the iodized salt, especially if you're a pregnant mother. EWG's Dr. Anila Jacob explains.
Congressional Testimony on Mining Reform
Oversight Hearing on Hardrock Mining on Federal Land. Environmental Working Group analyst Dusty Horwitt explains to the Energy and Natural Resources Committee how national treasures like the Grand Canyon are threatened by uranium mining claims.
City Slickers: Big subsidies for big-city farmers
Take a tour of the farms of six major US cities: New York City ($4.2 million in subsidy dollars), Hollywood ($2.9 million), DC ($3.1 million), Atlanta ($7 million), Tampa ($4.3 million), and San Francisco ($7.4 million). Go to mulchblog.com for more information and maps of the city slickers getting your taxpayer money.