Did you know that most of the products we buy (soaps, body products, kids toys) contain harmful chemicals? Did you know that as women & moms, we are the most impacted by exposure to toxic chemicals? Did you know that toxic chemicals can cross the placenta and pass through to our children via breast milk?
Each year, the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Connecticut hosts their annual celebration meeting to share past successes, hear from great speakers and plan for upcoming work. It is a fun evening with good food and good friends. It is also a time for the coalition to honor special leaders that have helped along the
Excellent news! Johnson & Johnson has now committed to removing a wide host of known toxic chemicals from their products by 2015. Earlier this year the company committed to removing these unhealthy and dangerous chemicals from baby products, but they now have plans to move past that original promise to include all of their personal
For those of you who know me, you already know I feel pretty strongly about the excessive use of chemicals in our every day products. I recently spoke at a press conference about the use of a toxic chemical called tris in children’s products. I KNOW to be critical of what’s used in the products I’m giving
To all our terrific blog followers: This Thursday, January 19th I’ll be speaking at a press conference at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford about a recent report that was released titled Hidden Hazards in the Nursery. The event starts at 11 AM and you are all invited to attend if you can make it.