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When shopping at Walmart, that made in the USA t-shirt might not be so US-manufactured after all. According to Truth in Advertising, the company's website contains over 100 items that fail to meet both
FDA finds majority of herbal supplements at GNC, Walmart, Walgreens, and Target don’t contain what they claim – instead cheap fillers like wheat and soy powder
The New York State Attorney Generals Office is demanding that four major retailers remove herbal supplements from their shelves after the pills were found to be packed with a strange array of
As the holidays kick into high gear, it's worth noting that many of the holiday goods that you might pick up at major retailers like Target and Walmart might actually be bad for your health. A study
At the recent United States Conference of Mayors’ winter meeting in Washington, D.C., Walmart executives announced a new plan to invest in American businesses. Long criticized for importing the vast
Throughout September and October, an undercover activist recorded footage at a former Tyson Foods farm in Oklahoma that is certain to turn your stomach and wrench your heart. The footage released on
Mega-retailer Walmart has crowned the roofs of their retail locations with enough photovoltaic panels to blast past 39 entire American states with their combined solar capacity. As photovoltaics become
Photo by Shutterstock Mega-retailer Walmart announced Thursday that it will soon require suppliers to phase out 10 toxic chemicals from cosmetics, household cleaners, fragrances and personal care
In the wake of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, which claimed the lives of 1,129 garment workers, many clothing retailers—including H&M and Zara signed the Accord on Fire & Building
Image via Shutterstock Walmart just admitted to dumping toxic hazardous waste materials throughout California and in Missouri. The retail giant will pay an $81 million fine as part of a plea agreement
In the weeks following the horrific Rana Plaza building collapse that killed 1,127 workers -- one of the worst tragedies in the history of the garment industry -- more than 30 of the world's leading
Grand Canyon photo from Shutterstock A Canadian company has received federal approval to proceed with a uranium mine near the Grand Canyon despite a ban put in place by President Obama last year.
Walmart, the world’s #1 retailer, recently announced plans to increase domestic sourcing of its products. Speaking at the National Retail Federation’s annual BIG Show on Tuesday, Walmart CEO Bill
On Monday, Walmart released its annual Global Responsibility Report highlighting the corporate behemoth's progress towards meeting sustainability goals. Just how green is Walmart? On many counts, Walmart
Yesterday Walmart announced the installation of six more solar projects in Denver, Colorado, bringing the total number of Walmart’s solar power installations to 100. The rooftop solar installations,
Walmart's Sustainability Campaign is now in its seventh year, and according to a new report by the Institute for Local Self Reliance, the retail giant's progress has been less than stellar: "At its
When the world's largest retailer says it is doing something to make people healthier, we listen. Walmart announced this week that they are reducing fat, sugar and sodium in their private-label foods, and
If you thought there wasn't already enough to get riled up over when it came to Walmart, here comes news that this big-box retailer will soon be employing "smart" tags to manage their inventory. While
Wal-Mart announced today their goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its global supply chain. According to the mega-retailer, these changes will be equivalent to
We just came upon some news that got us boiling mad - according to the New York Times, H&M and Walmart have been using box cutters and other sharp objects to slash and mutilate their unsold clothing stock
General Mills, the food giant that brings you items like Betty Crocker cake mixes, Progresso soups and Pillsbury products, has joined other big food companies in working towards using only cage-free eggs.
Artificial trans fats are now officially banned by the FDA. Partially hydrogenated oils, the primary source of artificial trans fats in processed foods is linked to heart disease. Getting rid of
In the wake of a scandal which found that herbal supplements at major national retailers contain anything from powdered rice and asparagus to cheap fillers—and allergens—such as wheat, Pennsylvania
The collapse of a cement factory in Bangladesh has killed at least five people and may have trapped as many as 100 people, according to local police. Reuters reports that that factory, run by a subsidiary
The field of ethical meat consumption is a complicated (and arguably oxymoronic) one, but that hasn't stopped some retailers from working to ensure that the meat products they serve come from animals who
Did you know that 60 percent of the world’s Christmas decorations are made in a single Chinese village?
Ever wondered where plastic Christmas decorations come from? Unfortunately, they are not made by an army of elves at Santa's workshop. (I wonder what their wages would be?) Instead, according to an
Smithfield is one of the biggest meat production companies in the world, and in the U.S. it feeds pigs, cattle and turkeys the growth-promoting drug ractopamine. However, ractopamine is not used in 160
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