Sonya Lunder

Sonya Lunder is a senior research analyst for the Environmental Working Group (EWG).

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The most significant sources of phosmet exposure in children’s diets are peaches, peas, apples, blueberries, milk and contaminated drinking water. Views
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Pruitt’s EPA Abandoning Duty to Protect Kids From Dangerous Pesticides
Five years is a long time in the life of a child – and for the child’s parents. Five years can be a period of profound change, growth and development. But if Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has his way, millions of American kids will continue to eat harmful amounts of at least...
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Friday, January 09, 2015
FDA Clears BPA In Cans, Again
The federal Food and Drug Administration has quietly reaffirmed its position that Americans are not being harmed by bisphenol A, a synthetic estrogen that is an essential ingredient of the epoxy coating that lines the insides of most food cans made in the U.S. American can makers’ trade groups...
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Thursday, September 20, 2012
Getting Arsenic out of Your (and Your Kids') Diet
Although scientists and government regulators have long known about the ever-present threat of arsenic in our diet and water, it was unsettling when two major reports came out on the same day (Sept. 19) reminding us of the risk and the need to do what we can to minimize it.
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