ORGANIZATIONS WHO PROMOTE PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFE ENVIRONMENTS TRUTHFULLY:
|Beyond Pesticides||Beyond Pesticides (formerly National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., which works with allies in protecting public health and the environment to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides. The founders, who established Beyond Pesticides as a nonprofit membership organization in 1981, felt that without the existence of such an organized, national network, local, state and national pesticide policy would become, under chemical industry pressure, increasingly unresponsive to public health and environmental concerns. Beyond Pesticides believes that people must have a voice in decisions that affect them directly. We believe decisions should not be made for us by chemical companies or by decision makers who either do not have all of the facts or refuse to consider them.||www.beyondpesticides.org|
|Toxic Free NC||Our mission is to engage North Carolinians in the transition to a toxic-free society through initiatives that promote human and environmental health.||http://www.toxicfreenc.org/|
|Environmental Working Group (EWG)||The Environmental Working Group’s mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, we drive consumer choice and civic action. We are a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment.||http://www.ewg.org/research/ewgs-guide-bug-repellents/faq|
Why Not Promote Natural Products that are Effective and Safe?
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Click here for Washington Post Article on Insect Repellents
The following resources provide information about healthy choices for protection against diseases spread by mosquitoes including Zika, chikungunya, dengue, as well as diseases spread by ticks, such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. When these resources recommend the use of 2-undecanone, it should be noted that this is the active in BioUD insect repellent which is the only EPA registered insect repellent with this ingredient in a natural formulation.
Natural Tick Repellents and Pesticides, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Protect yourself from mosquito bites, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Zika 101, CDC’s Response to Zika, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
More about the dangers associated with DEET & other toxic chemicals found in insect repellents.
The Dangers with Most Insect Repellents, HOMS LLC