Food and its packaging

Environmental Working Group: Food Scores

A database of over 80,000 food items, rated on nutrition, ingredient concerns (pesticides, additives, hormones, contaminants, antibiotics) and processing (measures how processed or artificial a food product is).

 

Environmental Working Group: Chemicals in Food

Frequently updated page with information about toxic chemicals in food.

 

Breast Cancer Prevention Partners: Tips for Prevention

Tips for avoiding food and packaging with breast carcinogens

 

Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families: Bisphenol A

Easy to read blog post that describes what BPA is and how to avoid it.

 

Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families: Looking Beyond BPA-free

Just because a product has BPA-free on the label does not mean it’s chemical-free.  Find out more about replacement chemicals that have been put in some BPA-free plastics and canned goods.

 

Silent Spring Institute: Reduce Toxins In What You Eat and Drink

Tips from SSI scientists about avoiding food and packaging with toxic chemicals linked to cancer.