Studies: Health risk from toxic pavement sealant greater than previously believed

Studies: Health risk from toxic pavement sealant greater than previously believed

When you think of pollution, you might picture an industrial center like Camden, N.J., or Jersey City.

Source: investigations.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/02/17/10428845-studies-health-risk-from-toxic-pavement-sealant-greater-than-previously-believed

 

 

Is Your Asphalt Driveway Toxic?

A troubling new report you need to see

Your driveway should feel like a safe haven. It’s a place where kids turn asphalt into a canvas for chalk-drawn sketches, the site of family games of hopscotch and hoops. But a first-of-its-kind risk assessment found a concerning connection between a popular type of asphalt sealant and an increased risk of cancer.

Is Your Driveway Toxic?

A troubling new report you need to see

Source: www.prevention.com/health/healthy-living/chemicals-tar-sealants-associated-increased-cancer-risk

Which of Your Foods are Sprayed with Round Up Just 3 Days Before Harvest?

Which of Your Foods are Sprayed with Round Up Just 3 Days Before Harvest?

If your food isn’t certified organic, you’re consuming some toxic food. Want to know why? Monsanto’s Round Up ‘pre-harvest’ spraying guide meant for conventional farmers recommends that they spray crops just three days prior to harvest – and they don’t just mean on GMO crops. This means you’re likely consuming food which had been drenched in toxic pesticides.

Which of Your Foods are Sprayed with Round Up Just 3 Days Before Harvest?

Kids and Sugar, Avoiding Pesticides and Toxic Teflon

Kids and Sugar, Avoiding Pesticides and Toxic Teflon

Friday, January 6, 2017

EWG’s research on the serious sugar problem in many kids’ cereals, published between 2011 and 2014, received renewed attention this week in the media. Other widely covered EWG projects included our Shopper’s Guide to PesticidesTM, and our consumer advice on how to avoid PFCs – highly toxic chemicals used in the manufacture of older nonstick cooking products.

http://www.ewg.org/enviroblog/2017/01/ewg-news-roundup-16-kids-and-sugar-avoiding-pesticides-and-toxic-teflon