Ken Cook, president and co-founder of the Environmental Working Group (EWG), is widely recognized as one of the environmental community’s most prominent and influential critics of industrial agriculture, U.S. food and farm policy and the nation’s broken approach to protecting families and children from toxic substances.
Under Cook’s leadership over the past 23 years, EWG has pioneered the use of digital technologies to expose the harms done by misconceived crop subsidies,
Dr. Jennifer Hartle is an environmental health scientist who researches the connections between chemical exposures, food policy, and human health. She is most concerned about endocrine disrupting chemicals that can mimic, block or stimulate hormones in the body and how we are exposed to them in our food every day.
Dr. Hartle is trained in exposure science and food systems. She began exploring dietary environmental exposures during her doctoral research at Johns Hopkins Uni