Tag: lead poisoning

Safe Toys Shouldn’t Be a Holiday Miracle

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Children love Curious George. Looking at this Curious George doll, you can just imagine a little kid playing with him, hugging him tightly, even kissing his face. So it would be shocking to learn that the face of this Curious George doll, bought and tested by CEH in 2007, was made with extremely high levels…

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The Big Lie: Prop 37 and Lawsuits

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People should have the information they need to choose whether or not they buy genetically modified (GMO) food, so it’s been disturbing to see the lies perpetrated by Monsanto and their anti-choice allies working against Prop 37, the California GMO Right-to-Know Ballot Initiative. Prop 37 would inform consumers with labels on genetically modified (GMO) food….

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Honey Love

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I love honey. A little honey on a bowl of oatmeal is just about a perfect breakfast as far as I’m concerned. And a little honey on pancakes is just as good. If you’re like me, when you think about honey you think about beehives surrounded by flowers and industrious bees bringing their loads of…

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Brains & Beakers: Watch CEH at Oakland's Youth Radio

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Watch the video of CEH’s recent visit to Youth Radio, to demonstrate some of our work for their Brains and Beakers event.  Research Director Caroline Cox, along with Research Assistant Matt Nevins, showed students how they use an X-ray gun to test the chemical makeup — and safety — of fashion accessories and household items.

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