March 27, 2015

Sorry, Kids — Your Toy Box Is Full Of Chemicals

Kids backpacks, birthday balloons, cars, and more are under fire for containing dangerous toxins like lead, cadmium, and phthalates.

March 27, 2015

Are Your Cosmetics Toxic?

You might be surprised to learn that in many cases, today’s makeup is not just far from natural. Compelling new research shows it may also be far from safe.

September 13, 2013

10 Worst Hidden Toxins In Vitamins, Supplements, Health Foods

“I see examples of super honest, high-integrity companies… I also see an alarming number of cheats, crooks, and charlatans…”

March 24, 2013

Four Essential Facts About China’s Eco-Mess

Thousands of pigs have been found dead in rivers supplying Shanghai’s water, a grisly discovery that has drawn attention to China’s toxic pollution, which contributes to some 700,000 deaths each year.

March 2, 2013

The Cosmetics Wars

The Cosmetics Wars By Mark Bittman, New York Times If all goes according to schedule, next month the European Union will become “cruelty-free,” banning without exception the sale of cosmetics ingredients that were tested on animals. Don’t celebrate yet. Because although there may be less animal testing of personal care products than