Top Doctors, Scientists, Health Advocates calling for Stronger Action on Toxic Chemicals — DES Daughter Network

Targeting Environmental Neuro-Developmental Risks : Project TENDR

A unique coalition of top doctors, scientists and health advocates is calling for more aggressive regulation on chemicals found in common household items. The goal is to protect expectant mothers, infants and children from neurotoxic chemicals by stepping up efforts to curb air pollution, remediate old lead pipes, phase out certain pesticides, ban endocrine-disrupting chemicals used in food packaging and plastics and come up with a plan for getting rid of furniture laden with fire retardants.

via Top Doctors, Scientists, Health Advocates calling for Stronger Action on Toxic Chemicals — DES Daughter Network

Editorial comment: Europe banned most of these substances 20+ years ago – that it’s taken US doctors so long to get on board is frankly criminal. See Are Americans Systematically Poisoning Themselves? for detailed list of harmful toxins and products that contain them.

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