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Not All That is Recycled is Green: A Closer Look at Post-Consumer Flexible Polyurethane Foam
Posted On: August 23, 2016
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: safer chemicals, flame retardants, green building, recycle, polyurethane foam

The use of recycled materials, such as flexible polyurethane foam, can pose a risk to human and environmental health due to the accumulation of flame retardants.

Health Care Sector Demands Sustainable Meat and Poultry
Posted On: August 22, 2016
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: HCWH US and Canada, Healthy Food in Health Care, Press Release, Antibiotics in Agriculture

Leading health systems urge food producers, manufacturers, and supply chain to offer more sustainably raised meat and poultry products, starting with those raised without routine antibiotics.

"Hospital food: Gross or…absolutely delicious?" Interview on WHYY Radio Times
Posted On: August 22, 2016
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: HCWH US & Canada, Healthy Food in Health Care

Stacia Clinton, the national director of the Healthy Food in Health Care program discusses innovations and improvements in hospital food as a guest on Radio Times, a call-in show of Philadelphia's NPR affiliate WHYY.

Report on Toxic Pesticide Cocktails: EPA Does Not Adequately Address Synergistic Combinations
Posted On: August 17, 2016
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: safer chemicals, pesticides

A new report from the Center for Biological Diversity highlights the flawed pesticide approval system of the EPA which does not adequately consider toxic synergistic combinations.

Top U.S. Broiler Producers Define a Tipping Point for "Antibiotic-Free" Products
Posted On: August 16, 2016
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: HCWH US and Canada, Healthy Food in Health Care, Antibiotics in Ag

The demand for poultry raised without routine antibiotics could be approaching critical mass according to industry experts. Health care’s purchasing power could help tip the scale.

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