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Brain-eating bacteria aren’t as threatening as toxic algae blooms

As summer heats up, news of fatalities from brain-eating amoeba seems to be everywhere – and people planning to spend time in and near local rivers and lakes might be concerned about contracting the...

Congress shouldn’t create a polluter holiday for ‘forever chemicals’

With more than 2,800 contaminated sites across the U.S., pollution from the toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS has created an urgent national health crisis. But rather than hold the polluting...

Funding for climate-smart agriculture critical to tackling the climate emergency

If Congress cuts billions in climate-smart funding for agriculture in the Inflation Reduction Act, or IRA, to increase farm subsidies, U.S. farmers could soon become the nation’s leading source of...

Advocacy groups call on the FDA to address radiation exposures from electronic products

The Food and Drug Administration is failing its duty to protect the public from unnecessary exposure to harmful radiation from smartphones and other electronic products, says an advocacy group...

Something for Father’s Day: 18 gift ideas from EWG VERIFIED®

There’s more to Father’s Day gifts than just power tools, ties and grilling utensils. Why not treat dad to a dedicated skincare routine that will keep him looking fresh and feeling clean?

The New Lede exposes Syngenta’s efforts to conceal weedkiller link to Parkinson’s disease

Chemical giant Syngenta for decades plotted to hide its own scientific evidence and undermine independent research showing a link between exposure to the company’s weedkiller paraquat and Parkinson’s...

Protecting delicate skin from harmful UV radiation: Sun safety tips for babies and children

As summer starts, it’s crucial for parents and caregivers to make their kids’ sun safety a priority. Babies and young children have thinner and more sensitive skin that is more vulnerable to the...

Yet another pollinator, the monarch butterfly, is being threatened by toxic pesticides

The Eastern migratory monarch, the pretty orange and black butterfly that migrates through your garden come springtime and helps pollinate your flowers, is a welcome sight. But it’s facing serious...

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month shines spotlight on K-beauty and the clean beauty industry

As part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we want to spotlight K-beauty products – a broad term referring to cosmetics from Korea.

Hundreds of city slickers and beach bums received farm subsidies for 37 straight years

EWG has found 138 people who have received taxpayer-funded farm subsidies or disaster payments for 37 consecutive years – even though they live in some of the nation’s 50 largest cities or wealthy...

This Memorial Day, fire up the grill to get a taste of summer, not toxic chemicals

The sizzle of the grill – that’s the sound of summer getting underway. This Memorial Day, plan a better barbecue to avoid a side of toxic chemicals.

Chlormequat: What you need to know about this problematic pesticide

The Environmental Protection Agency could soon allow chlormequat, a pesticide that may harm children’s health, on non-organic wheat and oats used to make hundreds of popular food products. Here’s what...

Slashing food, climate funds to boost subsidies would hurt farmers, hungry people

Cuts to funding for food assistance and “climate smart” agricultural conservation practices to increase USDA farm subsidies would hurt farmers in most states, including California, Michigan, New York...

Cancer risks and prevention

Cancer affects all communities, some disproportionately more than others. That’s why it’s vital to learn as much as possible about how to decrease cancer risk.

Something to scream about: Harmful chemicals in ice cream and popsicles

Summer is fast approaching, and this time of year no duo is more iconic than hot, sunny weather and frozen, creamy desserts or tart, icy popsicles. But many people don’t realize that a sugar rush or a...

Cosmetics companies face major concern over asbestos contamination of talc

Johnson & Johnson recently agreed to a $8.9 billion settlement of more than 60,000 lawsuits alleging that its baby powder and other talc-based personal care products caused cancer.

Pamper Mom for Mother’s Day: 20 gift ideas inspired by EWG VERIFIED®

Get ready to celebrate your mom. This Mother’s Day, pamper her by choosing from an array of healthier skin care products, makeup and fragrances. To help, we’ve compiled a list of gift recommendations...

EWG: 30 years of environmental progress

Every day, consumers are presented with choices about how we protect ourselves and those we love. For the past 30 years, EWG has fought to make it easier for us to seize those opportunities.

Going, going, gone? EWG finds glyphosate levels drop in oat-based products

When it comes to a harmful pesticide in your cereal or oatmeal, do you want the good or bad news first?

Speaker McCarthy should target farm subsidies for the wealthy, not food stamps

This week, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) made ending food assistance for many hungry people one of his demands for raising the debt ceiling.

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