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What Effect Does Your Hamburger Have on The Environment? A Lot Says This New Movie

Martha Rosenberg   Film Review    It is often joked that even paranoids have real enemies and a case in point is the alarming new documentary Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret.  It may

EWG Action Alert: Flame retardants

Dear XXXX, What do Antarctic penguins, honeybees, your baby or toddler and your sofa all have in common?All have been found to be tainted with fire ...
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Antibiotics may help Salmonella spread in infected animals, Stanford scientists learn

Contact: Bruce Goldmangoldmanb@stanford.edu650-725-2106Stanford University Medical Center@sumedicine  Antibiotics may help Salmonella spread in infected animals, Stanford scientists learn Some people infected with pathogens spread their germs to others ...
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Asbestos Likely More Widespread Than Previously Thought

Boulder, CO, USA — Naturally occurring asbestos minerals may be more widespread than previously thought, with newly discovered sources now identified within the Las Vegas ...
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Liquid detergent pods pose risk to children's eye health

Contact: Eileen Leahye.leahy@elsevier.com732-238-3628Elsevier Health Sciences Liquid detergent pods pose risk to children's eye health Attractive to kids, detergent pods should be kept out of reach to help ...
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Help! FAN versus the ADA on Capitol Hill

SEPTEMBER 6, 2014 Dear XXX:  We need your help urgently. The American Dental Association has just put out a message to their membership urging them to contact their ...
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Heavy use of cell phones linked to brain tumors - new study

Friday Sep 5, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A case-control study in France confirms the possibility that using cell phones increases the risk of  primary central nervous ...
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Dirty deeds, dirty dozen - Nrews email from EWG

Dear XXX, Atrazine. It's a chemical so potent that male frogs exposed to low levels of it can turn into female frogs - producing perfectly viable ...
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Just published! The 2014 Back-to-School Guide - Newsletter from CHEJ

Hey CHEJ supporters, we've got fantastic news!  Our Back to School Guide to PVC-free School Supplies is ready so head on over to our site to download ...
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Antibacterial soap exposes health workers to high triclosan levels

Editor's note: Triclosan, the potentially cancer causing agent, may be used in your mouthwash and soap and other cosmetics and personal care products....
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