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Consumers unknowingly exposed to potentially hazardous chemicals

Susanne Rust, Meg Kissinger and Cary Spivak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reviewed more than 250 scientific studies and examined thousands of pages of regulatory documents for their investigation detailing the failure of the federal government to regulate chemicals known as endocrine disruptors. The Environmental Protection Agency promised a decade ago to screen 15,000 chemicals, yet this is still not being done. Consumers are unknowingly exposed to these potentially hazardous compounds in the contents and packaging of countless everyday products.

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