Saturday, October 13, 2012

VIDEO: Environmental Working Group: 10 Americans

VIDEO:  Environmental Working Group: 10 Americans

From a Reader:
"Ken Cook, president of EWG (Environmental Working Group) talks about 287 chemicals found in the umbilical cord blood of 10 Americans, including his son. Shockingly, 212 of the 287 are industrial chemicals and pesticides ba
nned more than 30 years ago.

The Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976, grandfathered in 62,000 chemicals and presumed them safe. The law does not require any health or safety studies before a new chemical is allowed onto the market. Only 5 chemicals have ever been banned or restricted.

The Kid-Safe Chemicals Act of 2008 will require that chemicals are safe BEFORE they hit the marketplace. The video ends with a plea to get involved to help pass this act."

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