April 19, 2017

EWG Surveys Personal Care Product Companies

  WASHINGTON – The Environmental Working Group is surveying U.S. makers of personal care products to ask
October 4, 2016

FDA Bans Toxic Chemical From Soaps

WASHINGTON – The federal Food and Drug Administration announced today that triclosan, a toxic chemical ingredient associated with hormone disruption in people, will no longer be allowed in antibacterial hand soaps, which EWG noted as a significant success. “This decision by the FDA is a huge victory on behalf of human health and the environment,” said Ken Cook, co-founder and president of EWG. “EWG has been conducting research and advocating for this exact federal government action for nearly a decade, and our work, as well as that of other public interest groups and many of our supporters, has finally paid […]