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80 Teenage Farm Workers Sent To Hospital After Chemical Spray Accident

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 09.24.2013 | Green

URBANA, Ill. -- Almost 80 teenagers were expected to be sent home from an eastern Illinois hospital Thursday after being accidentally sprayed with fun...

Growing Green Awards: Winners Produce Food that Nourishes People and the Planet

Frances Beinecke | Posted 07.16.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Today, NRDC announces the winners of the 2012 Growing Green Awards. These awards celebrate the farmers, business owners, and bold thinkers who are transforming America's food system.

Chemical Marketplace: The Fine Print on a Common Pesticide, Writ Large

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.27.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with TheGreenGrok.More than 80,000 chemicals are produced, used, and present in the United States. This is one of their stories. Do you we...

Are OJ Prices Really Spiking?

AP | SANDY SHORE | Posted 05.12.2012 | Food

Orange juice drinkers can relax. Fears of a spike in the price of the breakfast favorite appear overblown. Juice tainted with fungicide used in Brazi...

Orange Juice Shows Us the Toxic Side of International Trade

Dr. Gary Ginsberg | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Dr. Gary Ginsberg

The U.S. has identified safer ways to limit mold growth on citrus in Florida and California. The U.S. should demand the same from our overseas suppliers.

Coca-Cola Alerted FDA About Fungicide In Orange Juice

AP | Posted 01.12.2012 | Food

NEW YORK -- Coca-Cola Co. said Thursday it alerted the Food and Drug Administration after it discovered via testing its own and competitors' products ...

FDA Cracks Down On Orange Juice Fungicide

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 03.10.2012 | Food

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration says it will step up testing for a fungicide that has been found in low levels in orange juice. F...

Recommended Continental Breakfast: Eggs Over Easy, Hold the Dioxin

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

The FDA doesn't recommend avoiding any particular food to limit dioxin exposure other than its generally recommended diet. Of course there's the option of going vegan, the diet found to have the lowest exposure to dioxins.

The Chemical Marketplace: Triclosan

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

I was reading my toothpaste tube the other day, and noticed something I hadn't expected in the list of "active ingredients:" the antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal chemical triclosan.

Oh That Chemical Feeling

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Congress is (finally) looking into the persistent and growing problem of persistent and bioaccumulating pollutants. Last week a Senate subcommittee he...