I m not saying it s an actual conflict of interest, says Stier. I m saying they should be held to their own standards their own very aloof standards.
What they re selling is fear, says Dr. Whelan. Fear of chemicals. They obviously have a calendar guide for their fear-mongering: it s the end of August so pull out the chemical scare about pens, pencils and crayons. Soon it will be time for the scare about Halloween candy, and before you know it we will be in the midst of the EWG Christmas toxic toy scare.