Heavy Metals and Organic Press Release

TOP SELLING INFANT FORMULAS EXCEED STATE AND INTERNATIONAL SAFETY LIMITS FOR HEAVY METALS 22% of best-selling infant formulas exceed state of California limits for lead and cadmium; 14% exceed the World Health Organization tolerance for cadmium says new peer-reviewed study DENVER, October 18, 2018 – Is the FDA doing enough to protect infants from heavy … Continued

Addressing Mike Adams, the Fraud Ranger

Mike Adams isn’t the “Health Ranger,” he is the “Fraud Ranger.” Mike Adams, Health Ranger, considers protein powders with lead levels 3x higher than the levels observed during the Flint, Michigan drinking water crisis as being “perfectly safe." Mike Adams, the so-called “Health Ranger”, is defending brands of products with high lead levels. As the … Continued

Orgain: Revisited and Revealed

Revisited and Revealed Clean Label Project followers have been asking us for some time, “Why didn’t you test Orgain?” The thing is, we did. Part of our Terms and Conditions states that if brands think we got it wrong, to tell us. In the case of Orgain, they said that they discontinued the Orgain Organic … Continued

California Proposition 65 – An Important Health and Safety Regulation

Guest Post by Dr. Sean Callan, Director of Operations and Quality at Ellipse Analytics June 3, 2018 I’m grateful to Clean Label Project for allowing me to speak here on their site about an important, but poorly understood, topic. At Ellipse Analytics, we believe that science and data can change the conversation around food safety by … Continued

Asbestos in Packaged Children’s Products

Asbestos is a toxin commonly found in building materials but, unfortunately, the mineral has also been detected in products marketed to children. This week is Global Asbestos Awareness Week and a perfect opportunity to bust the myth that asbestos is an old man’s problem.   Asbestos has been in the news recently after it was … Continued

Acrylamide Found in Brewed Coffee Analyzed

Undetectable Levels of Acrylamide Found in Brewed Coffee Analyzed by National Nonprofit Focused on Transparency in Labeling Clean Label Project A newly proposed coffee cancer warning may be over-reaching. The Clean Label Project found brewed coffee it recently tested in conjunction with the third-party analytical chemistry laboratory, Ellipse Analytics, contained levels of acrylamide below their … Continued

Clean Label Project Sets the Record Straight

Conspiracy theories abound, but it’s hard not to notice that all the criticism is coming from the industry from which we just scientifically proved is selling products with industrial and environmental contaminants exceeding government limits. Clean Label Project sets the record straight.     From accusations of not being transparent with funding to not sharing … Continued

The CDPH taking on the use of the word “natural”

The California Department of Public Health is taking comments as it relates to allowing the use of the word “natural” on pet food products that contain synthetic and chemical ingredients.   At Clean Label Project, we believe that what’s NOT on the label is sometimes what’s most important- this requires transparency! Over the past several … Continued

Responding to the Whole Dog Journal Once Again

On February 1, Whole Dog Journal wrote an article critical of the Clean Label Project.   Seventy-two hours later, we responded with a post on their website offering our rebuttal of what we perceive as scientific and factual inaccuracies in their article. The moderators of the Whole Dog Journal have removed this post not once, … Continued

Clean Label Project’s Response to Whole Dog Journal

 by Jaclyn Bowen, MPH, MS Executive Director   The Clean Label Project believes in looking beyond the label and evaluating products on the basis of real, scientific data. I’m writing this today to set the record straight and to re-affirm what we’ve always said here at the Clean Label Project: Less environmental and industrial contaminants … Continued

Clarifying Clean Label Project’s Data Policies

So what's the deal with not posting raw data?    Based on the feedback received from consumers, Clean Label Project and Ellipse Analytics, the third partner analytical chemistry testing laboratory that completed the testing, we have released the heavy metal blinded raw data. You can see that here. We have posted the raw data on our … Continued

CLP Infant Formula & Baby Food Test

WHAT ARE YOU REALLY FEEDING YOUR BABY? Over 30% of infant formulas and baby foods contain lead as well as many other contaminants including arsenic, mercury, pesticides, acrylamides, according to a new study by Clean Label Project   DENVER, Oct. 25, 2017 -- Lead, arsenic, mercury, BPA and acrylamide are among the contaminants found in … Continued

CLP Pet Food Ratings Press Release

Are We Slowly Poisoning Our Pets? Science Warns YES! The Clean Label Project Releases Pet Food Ratings Contact: [email protected] or 347-635-0468   DENVER— A new report released by Clean Label Project™—a national nonprofit focused on health and transparency in labeling—shows dangerously high levels of environmental and industrial contaminants in pet foods across the industry. Products were screened … Continued

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