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National Resources Defense Council

Paper Box Chemicals No Longer Considered Safe by FDA for Contact With Food

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Monday announced it plans to publish a final rule banning three chemicals used in many pizza boxes and other food packaging. In response to a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Center for Food Safety, the Breast Cancer Fund, the Center for Environmental Health, Clean Water… Continue Reading

USDA Supports Meatless-less Mondays

Agency backpedals on support following pressure from industry

For a brief period last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture got behind the international “Meatless Monday” campaign by calling on its employees to choose vegetarian options on Mondays. “While a vegetarian diet could have a beneficial impact on a person’s health and the environment, many people are not ready to make that commitment. Because… Continue Reading