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Health & Wellness

We Call on EU-US Negotiators to Keep Chemicals Out of TTIP to Protect Human Health and the Environment.
Health & Wellness  (tags: TAFTA, TTIP, CHEMICALS )

Laurence
- 44 days ago - action.ciel.org
Our efforts to protect families and future generations from toxic chemicals could be dismantled by closed door, secret negotiations for a new US-EU trade agreement known as TTIP (or TAFTA). Unless we take action. Please sign!
Dump the Filthy Chicken Rule - Sign the Petition to President Obama and USDA!
Health & Wellness  (tags: foodchain, poultry, chicken, USDA, inspections, chemicals, chemicals in food, food safety, modernization, health, microbes treatment, warning, diet )

Angelika
- 59 days ago - dailykos.com
The U.S.D.A.is considering a rule change that would privatize poultry inspection , allowing companies to inspect chicken and turkey carcasses themselves. What happens if birds are contaminated with feces? The rule allows companies to douse them with more
These Disturbing Fast Food Truths Will Make You Reconsider Your Lunch
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, fast food, chemicals, hamburgers, tacos )

Freya
- 72 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, Taco Bell -- which one are you craving today? It's pretty likely that you have a favorite fast food chain and that you love many of the tasty options offered at these restaurants. It's hard to miss them.
Kid's Wear Made in China Carry Toxic Substances
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, children, clothing, chemicals, China, hormone disrupters )

Cher
- 108 days ago - greenpeace.org
Children's garments made in China's biggest kid's wear manufacturing towns contain hormone disruptors and chemicals that are toxic to the reproductive system, says a Greenpeace East Asia report released today
Ask Cosmetics Companies to Improve Their Chemical Policies ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, chemicals, toxins, protection )

Cher
- 135 days ago - environmentaldefence.ca
Please help by sending a letter to one or all of the Big 5 cosmetic companies (Estée Lauder, Johnson & Johnson, L'Oréal, Procter & Gamble and Unilever) asking them to remove harmful ingredients from their products and to make changes to their chemical
Support Removing Toxic Products From Stores - Please Sign!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Toxic, chemicals, stores, t shirts, sofa, remove, harmful, health, wellness )

Marie
- 148 days ago - forcechange.com
Most of us don't realize it, but some of our favorite products and common household items contain toxic chemicals. Bottles of shampoo have phthalates, cleverly hidden under the pseudonym of 'fragrance'; t-shirts are laced with formaldehyde to wrinkle free
Protect Consumers From Dangerous Chemical ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, food, chemicals, protection, environment )

Cher
- 150 days ago - forcechange.com
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued yet another warning about a potentially dangerous chemical in many food products. The chemical is acrylamide, and it is found in foods such as potatoes, crackers, cereals, breads and several other
Procter & Gamble: Remove Toxic Chemicals From Tampax and Always - Please Sign!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Procter and gamble, toxic, chemicals, always, tampax, sanitary, health, wellness )

Marie
- 161 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Our new Chem Fatale report finds toxic chemicals commonly used in feminine care products like pads and tampons. Unfortunately, because pads and tampons are regulated as "medical devices" and not "personal care products," companies aren't required by law.
Tell Revlon and L'Oreal to Stop Using Dangerous Ingredients! - Please Sign!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Tell, L'Oreal, Revlon, chemicals, dangerous, cancer, ingredients, health, wellness, petition )

Marie
- 203 days ago - action.ewg.org
Right now, cosmetic companies can put just about anything in their products - even chemicals associated with cancer.
'Chemical Brain Drain' Endangers Generations of Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemicals, children, diet, disease, environment, family, food, health, humans, interesting, investigation, research, risks, safety, science )

Kathy
- 217 days ago - environmentalhealthnews.org
According to some scholars, toxic exposures contributed to the collapse of the Roman Empire. Roman rulers were poisoned by water cisterns and food containers fashioned from lead.
Remove Harmful Chemical From Progresso Soup Cans - ForceChange-Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Soup, progresso, cans, chemicals, harmful, petition, force change, health )

Marie
- 255 days ago - forcechange.com
The cans Progresso uses for its soup are lined with a harmful chemical linked to serious health problems.
Say NO to Toxic Chemicals in Household Products - PLEASE SIGN!!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Chemicals, Toxic, Household Products, risks, Cancer, Hormone Disruption, environmental pollution )

Monica
- 265 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Many household products we use every day actually contain harmful chemicals like galaxolide and tonalide -- two substances that have been linked to breast cancer cells, hormone disruption, and environmental pollution.
Hold Pepsi Accountable for Promise to Phase Out Carcinogenic Chemical ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, pepsi, chemicals, protection )

Cher
- 281 days ago - forcechange.com
The dangerous chemical known as 4-methylimidazole can form in trace amounts when caramel coloring in cola is cooked. This chemical has been found to cause cancer in rats. Coke has made huge strides to eliminate the carcinogenic chemical from its cola
STOP POISONING OUR KIDS! -Tell the Nation's Top Ten Retailers to Get Tough on Toxic Chemicals in Consumer Products! PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemicals, kids, health, risk, humans, hazardous, children, disease, cancer, babies, illness, prevention )

Julie
- 334 days ago - mindthestore.saferchemicals.org
Walmart, Gap, Gymboree, Hallmark and H & M are just some of the companies who admit they use these chemicals in various products marketed specifically to children and adolescents.
Concerned About Exposure To Toxic Chemicals ? PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, chemicals, protection, humans )

Cher
- 346 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
While the Safe Chemicals Act has the support of more than two dozen senators, more need to come on board. That's where we need your help!
 

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