Toxic chemicals were discovered in individual packets of cheese powder from several companies’ macaroni and cheese products, announced the Coalition for Safer Food Processing & Packaging—of which the Environmental Health Strategy Center is a leading member—on the eve of Macaroni and Cheese Day, July 14. We're calling on market leader The Kraft Heinz Company to lead industry-wide change by eliminating sources of these industrial chemicals in its cheese products.
A new report found the toxic chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in nearly 40 percent of food cans tested from the nation’s largest grocery stores and dollar store chains. This means that millions of Americans who eat canned foods are still being exposed to toxic BPA.
We’re almost there. Maine’s legislators voted to protect firefighters from toxic flame retardants by overwhelming margins: LD 182 passed 139-5 in the House, and 34-1 in the Senate. We need your help to push LD 182 over the finish line.