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Fresh cherries better than cough drops

...advantage to buying organic, because cherries are one of the most heavily sprayed fruits. According to the Environmental Working Group, pesticide residues were found in 91 percent of the commercially grown cherries tested. Sweet cherries are...
Disputing 'elevated' mercury guidelines

...the propaganda coming from Center for Science in the Public Interest, the Sierra Club, Greenpeace, or the Environmental Working Group. They should follow the Seychelles - or Japan, where people eat more fish yet live longer lives on average...
My turn: Study claims fluoride causes cancer in youth

...released its report on the Douglas affair. They simply issued a four paragraph statement. Last October, the Environmental Working Group wrote the university a letter asking Harvard to release the full text of their final report. So far, no report...
My Turn : Fluoridate our water? No thanks.

...population, including pregnant women, infants and small children. These concerns were highlighted in a recent Environmental Working Group analysis that found infants and young children are at a three to four times higher risk of overexposure to...
Time to end farm subsidies

...just 10 percent of the largest and wealthiest producers have taken home 74 percent of the subsidies, an Environmental Working Group database shows.That trend toward more subsidies flowing into fewer pockets is poised to continue as agriculture...
New federal study shows mercury in fish widespread

...This is showing that the problem is much more widespread," said Sonya Lunder, a senior analyst for the Environmental Working Group, which has pushed for stronger advisories on consumption of mercury-laden fish and controls on the sources...
Study: Farmed salmon show high PCB levels recent years, and about 23 million people now eat the fish more than once a month. But a study by the Environmental Working Group found that seven of 10 farmed salmon recently purchased at grocery stories in Washington D.C., San Francisco...
Juneau, stop adding fluoride to water

...of the population we should be especially concerned about is infants and young children. According to the Environmental Working Group, infants and young children are at a three to four times higher risk of over-exposure to fluoride than adults...
My turn: The facts against fluoride

...that tooth enamel is the only tissue affected by low daily doses of fluoride ingestion." According to the Environmental Working Group, in July 2005, "Over the past 10 years a large body of peer-reviewed science has raised concerns that...
A peach by any other name

...has any green in the background color of the skin. Because nectarines are one of the produce items on the Environmental Working Group's "Dirty Dozen" list of fruits and vegetables, I recommend you buy organic in order to avoid exposure to...


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