Category: Advocacy

Advocacy
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Why Does Policy Matter to LDA?

Did you know…. During the 2019-2020 school year, more than 7 million public school students received special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education

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Ericka

Baby Food & Heavy Metals

95 percent baby food tested contains toxic chemicals that harm kid’s brains * What it means for babies’ health: The chemicals found in baby food –

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Ericka

Lead

When it comes to chemicals, lead has one of the strongest links to neurological harm. Lead is a potent neurotoxin that can cause learning disabilities,

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Ericka

PFAS & Food Packaging

LDA helps protect you from toxic PFAS chemicals McDonald’s is joining other quick-service companies like Cava, Chipotle, Freshii, Panera Bread, Sweetgreen, and Taco Bell who

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Advocacy
Ericka

Big Win on McDonald’s

LDA helps protect you from toxic PFAS chemicals Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals are used to make materials grease and water-resistant. These chemicals are

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HCP Accomplishments 2020

LDA believes all children deserve healthy places to live, learn, play and grow. That’s why our Healthy Children Project (HCP) reduces pregnant women and children’s

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Advocacy
Ericka

Amalgam (mercury) dental fillings

LDA worked with partners, meeting with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) testifying on amalgam. The result: FDA released new recommendations on dental amalgam –

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