Burger King announces global ban of toxic PFAS chemicals. Time for Congress to act!
In a major victory for Clean Water Action and the Mind the Store campaign, Burger King has announced a ban on toxic PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in their food packaging by 2025.
TJX announces new restrictions on toxic chemicals as part of new chemicals strategy
Last month, TJX—the parent company of TJ Maxx, Marshall’s, Home Goods, and Sierra Trading Post—announced on its website it is developing an expanded “Chemical Management” strategy.
The new program, which follows more than three years of advocacy by the Mind the Store campaign, Clean Water Action
Protecting Virginians from Toxic Chemicals
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) and other toxic chemicals found in many products, such as clothing, carpets, furniture, firefighting foam, adhesives, and food and beverage containers. PFAS-treated food packaging is a major source of human exposure to PFAS via contaminated food and drinking water
How did Massachusetts companies rank in the retailer report card?
This week, we helped to release the 4th annual Who’s Minding the Store? www.retailerreportcard.org report card grading 43 major retailers on their actions to keep toxic chemicals out of products and packaging.
Big Wins to Stop "Forever Chemicals"
We’re celebrating some big wins with our Mind the Store campaign work this fall! This campaign focuses on targeting major retailers and urging them to work with their suppliers to shift away from toxic chemicals in products, including the “forever chemicals” known as PFAS or per and polyfluoroalkyl