California took steps to reduce the toxins found in furniture, mattresses and building supplies Thursday, when regulators announced they would pressure manufacturers to eliminate chemicals known to cause cancer that have long been used as fire retardants.

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  • Monsanto Stunned – California Confirms ‘Roundup’ Will Be Labeled “Cancer Causing”
    Under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 — usually referred to as Proposition 65, its original name — chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm are required to be listed and published by the state.
    09/14/2015 - 4:24 am | View Link
  • State Bill Seeks to Shine Light on Chemicals in Cleaning Products
    California is also in the process of implementing a broader law that aims to push manufacturers to remove the most toxic chemicals from consumer products.
    03/31/2015 - 5:25 am | View Link
  • Mainstream media falls for California wine arsenic HOAX story: wine industry victimized by scientifically illiterate reporting
    San Francisco Gate: "Of those wines, 83 showed presumably toxic levels of arsenic ... It is repeating an outright fiction claimed in the lawsuit which seeks damages from wine makers. If I filed a lawsuit claiming Pepsi contained high levels of Adamantium ...
    03/23/2015 - 11:46 am | View Link
  • California senator wants clearer labels on baby furniture containing flame retardants
    Fire is dangerous but so are the chemicals that slow the spread of flames in furniture ... the Center for Environmental Health, and the Consumer Federation of California. Leno says his objective is to give consumers the option to make informed choices ...
    03/19/2015 - 3:07 am | View Link
  • California’s STAKE Act Proponent Seeks to Add E-Cigs
    For the full story, visit ... Nature has no restrictions on using toxic chemicals, whereas the flavorist does.”
    01/12/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    08/22/2016 - 6:36 am | View Website
  • Seller Beware Blog: Prop 65
    In a highly anticipated ruling, the California Court of Appeal affirmed a trial court’s ruling, discussed here that canned fruit and fruit juice companies had no ...
    08/22/2016 - 3:30 am | View Website
  • Prop 65 Clearinghouse
    25249.5. Prohibition On Contaminating Drinking Water With Chemicals Known to Cause Cancer or Reproductive Toxicity. No person in the course of doing business shall ...
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