Tag: purses

Dumb Ways To Lie


We recently announced that three major mall stores continue to sell lead-tainted purses, belts and shoes, even years after they agreed to stop. Many of you sent emails to the stores to demand change. If you emailed the companies, you may have received a response from one. The response from Wet Seal CEO Steve Benrubi…

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This Holiday Season: Buying Naughty or Nice


The holidays can be stressful, especially for those of us who are aware of all the harmful chemicals in too many products on the store shelves today. Sometimes I just want to look for gifts for my loved ones without having to wonder what dangerous toxins might be lurking in every product. I also know…

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WATCH: You Found WHAT In My Purse?


The ABC Cincinnati I-Team came to the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) to talk to us about our discovery of high levels of lead in purses.  We told them about the health implications these purses hold, not only for the women who carry them, but for the kids who may like to play with their…

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