The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is calling for reforms to the way food additives are regulated, and raising concerns about impacts these chemicals are having on children’s health.
Women’s rights activists are gathering in Tarrytown, New York, to hold a demonstration and press conference outside of Prestige Brands headquarters to protest against manipulative marketing, toxic products, and poor ingredient disclosure that puts women’s health at risk. Led by national women’s health non-profit, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), and joined by Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, a leader in menstrual equity policy — the event aims to send the makers of the iconic Summer’s Eve brand a strong message: products the company claims are for “feminine cleansing” are actually harmful and promote body-shaming stigmas.
BigChem and BigAg have introduced a bill would eliminate state requirements for labeling and disclosure and take away your right to know about dangerous chemicals in everything from your cleaners to your food.
New cleaning products ingredient disclosure victories in NY and CA have key differences, but complement each other well and provide critical ingredient information we can use to decide what products to bring into our homes and workplaces.
Mounting evidence points to the health and environmental hazards of oxybenzone, the active ingredient in thousands of popular sunscreen products. Learn more and find safer options for sun protection!
Meliora Cleaning Products announces their commitment to adopting our Health First Roadmap and to making their ingredient screening process even better. Learn more and follow their journey!
This testing doesn’t tell us everything we need to know. It is just one snapshot demonstrating that there is more to these products than is currently being disclosed.
National women’s health nonprofit, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), has released independent product-testing results that reveal undisclosed toxic chemicals in tampons. The results of the testing detected carbon disulfide, a known reproductive toxin, in all four brands of tampons that contain rayon. Carbon disulfide is a chemical that is predominantly used in the manufacture of rayon; it was not detected in the all-cotton tampons that were tested.