Author Archives: Christina Medina

Are Toxic Chemicals In Your Home Your Problem?

By Christina Medina and Rebecca Fuoco, crossposted from California Progress Report On Sunday an unusual and quirky red carpet award show in Hollywood brought the normally faceless and intangible issue of chemical exposure and regulation to life. The Third Annual “Toxies”, an event put on by Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles and Californians for a [...]

The verdict is in: Healthy kids in CA are worth more than $5 million from chemical industry lobbyists!

Yesterday we wrote about the California BPA bill and all the attempts chemical lobbyists made to kill it. But after spending $5 million, they still couldn’t defeat it! Today, the California assembly voted to ban Bisphenol A (BPA) from infant food packaging, thereby discounting the chemical and pharmaceutical industry scare tactics! Whoohoo! It was quite [...]