McDonalds is recalling its four “Shrek Forever After” drinking glasses because they were found to contain the toxic metal cadmium, which can pose health risks. Customers were tol... Read more
U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart announced that it is recalling Miley Cyrus-brand jewelry after learning it contains high levels of cadmium — a toxic metal known to cause kidney failure. The Miley... Read more
It appears that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., the world’s largest retailer, has really started to crack down on the use of the toxic metal cadmium in children’s jewelry and other produc... Read more
As you may recall, the State of Maine passed legislation earlier this year that gave the state the authority to broadly identify and investigate “chemicals of high concern” in co... Read more
Athletic shoe and apparel maker Reebok has agreed to pay a $1 million fine for importing and distributing charm bracelets that contained toxic levels of lead and resulted in the death of a f... Read more
A South Carolina textile company that closed as a result of a train wreck and toxic chemical spill in 2005 wants the railroad to pay $420 million in damages. The Norfolk Southern wreck ruptu... Read more
In last month’s issue, we wrote about the lawsuit filed by Avondale Mills arising out of the toxic chemical spill in 2005. The parties have now settled the case after about four weeks... Read more
A recent survey of scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency showed that hundreds of scientists are complaining about outside political interference and pressure from superiors who w... Read more
A lawsuit has been filed against the former owners of a window manufacturer now based in Mosinee, Wisconsin. It’s alleged that six residents in Wausau were sickened or had their proper... Read more
The nation’s toxic chemical regulatory law, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), is in drastic need of reform. The industry-friendly act was passed in 1976 and has never been chang... Read more
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