Women put an average of 120 chemicals – some linked to cancer and other health problems – on their bodies each day via cosmetics, shared Diane Sawyer on last night’s ABC World News.
Scientists are beginning to piece together data about the ubiquity of chemicals in the food supply and what they’re finding has some health advocates worried.
Our Policy Director Janet Nudelman spoke with Marketplace yesterday about the need for a law ensuring cosmetics are safe.
“Why do companies use harmful ingredients when they can do a product without it? Because they can.”
It looks like bill language that would reduce exposure to BPA will be moving in the Senate as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act.