No matter how healthy your diet, it’s nearly impossible to steer clear of toxic chemicals called phthalates. These hormone-disrupting chemicals are used in the plastic packaging covering meats and cheeses whose fats can promote leaching of the chemicals into the food. Phthalates are also in plastic tubing and equipment in food processing plants and in the plastic gloves worn by food workers.
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Bailey Drucker is an Executive Assistant at Headquarters in San Francisco.
Hanna Navarro is a Development Assistant with the Planned Gifts team at Headquarters in San Francisco.
Marisa Ordonia is an Associate Attorney at the Northwest regional office in Seattle.
Prior to joining Earthjustice, Marisa served as an attorney with Team Child, a non-profit legal aid organization providing civil legal services to low-income youth involved in the juvenile justice system. In addition to other legal services work, her earlier experiences include work with incarcerated mothers and a local environmental justice group, racial justice trainings, and habitat restoration in urban forests and the Grand Canyon.