Tag Archives: shopping

‘Tis the Season to be SHOPPING! A Photojournalist’s Day in the Life of the CEH Research Team

Black Friday has come and passed, and this year I made absolutely no effort to get out there and wait in line for my own personal wants and desires.  And with me, when a deal hits the shelves that looks appetizing, my mouth waters at the prospect of saving money. But I didn’t need to [...]

FAQ: Working to End Lead Threats to Children

Update: After thinking it over for a day, WalMart decides to pull products nationwide. Yesterday, CEH announced our findings of high lead levels in children’s products from Target and WalMart. After nearly fifteen years of eliminating health hazards to children and families from hundreds of lead-tainted products, we’re often asked how we go about this [...]

Protecting Kids from Leady Products in Stores: My Summer as a CEH Intern

This past summer, the Center for Environmental Health hosted two high school interns from the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment, a grant-making public charity that supports grassroots initiatives to inspire community action to protect the environment, consumers, and public health. One of our summer interns, 18 year old Salvador Mateo from Mandela High [...]