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Top 5 Eco Easter Tips

April 3, 2012
Getting ready for Easter this weekend? Do it the nontoxic way! There are easy, affordable, nontoxic alternatives for everything from egg dyes to Easter sweets. And you'll be in good company: Last year, the White House started making the annual White House Easter Egg Roll greener by using...
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Top 6 Green Passover Tips

April 3, 2012
I love Seder, and I would never want to give up any of the traditional pieces of the meal, or any of the traditions my family shares. Luckily, I can make Seder less toxic without losing any of the components that I love, and you can too! A few simple changes will drastically reduce toxic chemicals...
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Pink slime is on the run!

March 30, 2012
You did it! Thousands of MomsRising members joined the chorus of concerned consumers about the presence of pink slime, also known as “LFTB” (lean, finely textured beef) in cafeterias, restaurants and supermarkets. Your voice made the difference and major changes have been made within corporations...
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Ban BPA!

March 29, 2012
We are so fed up with bisphenol-A (BPA). It's highly toxic, our families are being exposed to it left and right, and, now we have a chance to help get rid of it! In just two days the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is going to issue a final decision on whether or not BPA should be banned from...
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Have an Appetite for Equity? Join Us at Our Healthy Foods Convening

March 28, 2012
With diabetes and obesity rates still on the rise, CPEHN will be tackling one of the leading causes of these chronic conditions at our spring convenings, An Appetite for Equity: Ensuring Access to Healthy Foods . Making healthy foods more available can greatly improve health in California’s low-...
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Cancer-causing strawberry pesticide pulled - great news!

March 21, 2012
Today, a pesticide that scientists have called "one of the most toxic chemicals on earth" is being pulled out of strawberry fields and off the U.S. market altogether. I love good news. And this victory is a big one. It's a win for kids living and going to school near strawberry fields. It's a win...
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Green Eggs and Pink Slime

March 15, 2012
Will you eat them here or there? We all love Sam-I-Am's rhythmic attempt to encourage others to eat strange green food. And when the green eggs are finally eaten, it's hilarious! But moms and dads aren’t laughing about feeling trapped in a storybook where it’s Uncle Sam who is endorsing a food that...
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Keep Arsenic out of our Chicken and our Environment

March 12, 2012
“Reckless.” “Dangerous.” And “just plain crazy.” Those are the ways that scientists, environmentalists, and nurses describe the widespread practice of adding arsenic compounds to poultry feed. Yes, arsenic, one of the world’s most deadly poisons, a Class A carcinogen that is associated not only...
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Valentine's Day: Last Minute Nontoxic Tips

February 13, 2012
Photo Credit: Photo by Flickr User Nils Geylen Happy (almost) Valentine's Day! Keep your holiday nontoxic with these easy, last minute tips. Find out how to take toxic chemicals out of your romantic meal and your Valentine's Day sweets, as well as DIY beauty gift ideas for your Valentine, and green...
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Will the President Choose Kids Again?

February 8, 2012
President Obama’s Past Budgets Invest in Kids - Will the Positive Trend Continue in 2013? A detailed analysis of the last three budget requests reveals that President Obama has requested on average a nominal increase of 5.2% each year for children’s programs. 2011 saw by far the biggest proposed...
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