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Pesticides are everywhere. Often in places that you wouldn’t expect. Many have reproductive effects. Ren ée Sharp Environmental Working Group. 51,000 tests. Percent of nectarines tested with detectable pesticide residues. 97%. Number of pesticides found on apples in government tests.
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Often in places that you wouldn’t expect.
Many have reproductive effects.
Environmental Working Group
Eating the 12 least contaminated will expose a person to less than 2 pesticides per day.
(3.2-9.8 lbs vs. 2.7 lbs per acre on average)
Acephate Triclopyr Glyphosate 2,4-D Atrazine ZiramTriadimefonManeb Chlorothalonil MCPACarbarylDisodium MethanecarsonateChlorpyrifosTrifluralin DichlorvosPendimethalin Dicamba Malathion Trichlorfon
increased rates of spontaneous abortion
reduced sperm count
More than a billion dollars a year are spent on flea and tick products every year.One study found that 1/2 of households surveyed reported using insecticides to control fleas and ticks on pets.
Many flea control products on the market contain organophosphateinsecticides.These chemicals act by interferingwith transmission of nerve signals in the brains and nervous systems of insects.
Alco, Americare, Beaphar, Double Duty, Ford’s, Freedom Five, Happy Jack, Hartz, Hopkins, Kill-Ko, Protection, Rabon, Riverdale, Sergeant, Unicorn, Vet-Kem, Victory, Zema
Peiris-John RJ, Wickremasinghe R. 2008. Impact of low-level exposure to organophosphates on human reproduction and survival.Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Mar;102(3):239-45. Epub 2008 Feb 1.
* Old Spice High Endurance Stick Deodorant
* Right Guard Sport Deodorant
* Queen Helene® Tea Trea Oil Deodorant and Aloe Deodorant
* Nature De France Le Stick Natural Stick Deodorant
* DeCleor Deodorant Stick
* Epoch® Deodorant with Citrisomes
* X Air Maximum Strength Deodorant
Other Personal Care Products:
* Gillette® Complete Skin Care MultiGel Aerosol Shave Gel
* Murad Acne Complex® Kit®
* Diabet-x™ Cream
* T.Taio™ sponges and wipes
* Aveeno Therapeutic Shave Gel
* Farberware® Microban Steakknife Set and Cutting Boards
* Franklin Machine Products FMP Ice Cream Scoop SZ 20 Microban
* Hobart Semi-Automatic Slicer
* Chix® Food Service Wipes with Microban
* Compact Web Foot® Wet Mop Heads
* Fellowes Cordless Microban Keyboard and Microban Mouse Pad
* Teva® Sandals
* Merrell Shoes
* Sabatier Chef's Apron
* Dickies Socks
* Fruit of the Loom Socks
* Biofresh® Socks
* Dial® Liquid Soap
* Softsoap® Antibacterial Liquid Hand Soap
* Tea Tree Therapy™ Liquid Soap
* Provon® Soap
* Clearasil® Daily Face Wash
* Dermatologica® Skin Purifying Wipes
* Clean & Clear Foaming Facial Cleanser
* Colgate Total®; Breeze™ Triclosan Mouthwash
* Reach® Antibacterial Toothbrush
* Janina Diamond Whitening Toothpaste
* Supre® Café Bronzer™
* TotalSkinCare Makeup Kit
* Garden Botanika® Powder Foundation
* Mavala Lip Base
* Jason Natural Cosmetics
* Blemish Cover Stick
* Playskool® :
o Stack 'n Scoop Whale
o Rockin' Radio
o Sounds Around Driver
o Roll 'n' Rattle Ball
o Animal Sounds Phone
o Busy Beads Pal
o Pop 'n' Spin Top
o Lights 'n' Surprise Laptop
antimicrobial agents with
long-standing concerns about bacterial resistance
CA Department of Public Health:
“There is a high level of developmental/ reproductive toxicity concern over chloroform”
rather than blocking or decreasing hormone effects, new studies show that they may increase hormone effects
Most commonly found in urban streams:
simazine, prometon, and tebuthiuron