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New study indicates toxic chemicals used in take-out food packaging from popular chains

August 6, 2020

Testing suggests toxic PFAS chemicals in packaging from McDonald’s “Big Mac” and Burger King’s “Whopper”

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Protecting Virginians from Toxic Chemicals

May 15, 2020

Food packaging and service ware are available without PFAS - concerns about these harmful chemicals are creating demand among grocery stores and government, health care, educational and other institutional purchasers for safer alternatives.

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Eliminating Toxics To Improve Human Health

August 21, 2019

More than 80,000 chemicals are currently used in the United States, and most haven’t been adequately tested for their effects on human health.

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Safer Chemicals in Virginia

July 23, 2019

Elected and appointed officials need to work toward a health-based limit on PFAS chemicals in products and drinking water, and promote policies that help communities to clean up contamination and hold polluters accountable. Learn more.

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Protecting our water and health from the "forever chemicals"

July 22, 2019

PFAS are a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances. Learn more.

Grassroots Management Trainee

October 5, 2016

Our Grassroots Management Trainee positions are open to those who want to develop into Field Managers and Canvass Directors.