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Getting Started with the Basics
11/04/2011 -   In PCRM’s proposed improvements to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, participating grocers must supply basic healthful foods, referred to as “Healthy Basics”:  Grains: Rolled oats Loaf of bread (high-fiber or pumpernickel) Brown rice Quinoa Whole w
A Proposal for Improved Healthfulness in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
11/03/2011 - Many Americans are in less than optimal health. Approximately two-thirds are overweight, half of whom are obese. Diabetes prevalence continues to climb with 25.8 million Americans suffering from the disease and an estimated 79 million more with prediabetes (CDC Diabetes 2011). Economically disadvantaged people are at
Analysis of the HPV Challenge: Industry Violations and EPA Negligence
03/06/2011 - By Nicole Cardello, M.H.S. Executive Summary The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) High Production Volume (HPV) Challenge encourages chemical companies to volunteer to conduct screening-level animal toxicity tests on 2,800 industrial chemicals. Pursuant to this program, companies have committed to
The Origin of U.S. Dietary Guidelines
12/28/2010 - Current U.S. dietary policies still reflect the basic design of the food guides from the early part of this century. In 1894, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) developed the first food composition tables and dietary standards for Americans. In 1916, the first daily food guides appeared in U
Chemical Testing Basics
10/31/2010 - Chemical Testing Basics Toxicity Testing | Toxic Substance Control Act Reform Legislative revisions to the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) will change the way industrial chemicals are regulated. Since chemicals are regulated based on their potential toxic effects, whether, how, and when toxicity testing is
Chemical Testing Basics TSCA Reform
10/31/2010 -   Chemical Testing Basics Toxicity Testing | Toxic Substance Control Act Reform  About the Toxic Substances Control Act The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was signed into law in 1976 and has been the prevailing legislation governing industrial che
Frequently Asked Questions About Chemical Regulation
10/31/2010 -   Frequently Asked Questions About Chemical Regulation What is toxicity testing? What are some concerns with the use of animals in toxicity testing? What is the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)? Is TSCA in need of modernization? How can chemical regulatory legislation be more effective? What is the Che

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