Five facts about cancer-causing chemicals in L’Oreal products

Our Campaign for Safe Cosmetics found seven chemicals linked to cancer in L’Oreal products including benzophenone-1; titanium dioxide; and four formaldehyde-releasing preservatives. In addition, the Campaign found four ingredients that were possibly contaminated with the known cancer-causing chemicals PFOA, acrylamide and asbestiform fibers. The Campaign found these chemicals in: shampoos , nail polishes, eye liners, … Read more…

Should we count on companies to protect us from toxic chemicals? (Huffington Post, 1/9/2014)

There’s a good chance you missed one of the biggest but most under-reported business stories of 2013.

Target aims for healthier products under veil of secrecy (The Guardian, 12/18/2013)

Working with GoodGuide, Target will rank products for health and sustainability, but won’t share those scores with the public

A toxic situation: Walmart and Target take on chemical safety (The Guardian, 12/17/2013)

In a perfect world, the government would rely on sound science to regulate chemicals in personal and home care products, and consumers could safely assume that there’s no need to worry about the things they buy…

Researchers believe BPA poses risk to babies in the womb (ABC News, 10/8/2013)

BPA could pose a risk to children long before they take their first sip of milk…