Value judgments are unavoidable in rating systems. The product rating systems from EWG and GoodGuide are no exception. While it’s hard to speak to how EWG rates products, we can highlight a few similarities and differences, based on what we know about our own rating system.
Let’s talk about similarities first:
1) Both EWG and GoodGuide provide consumers the ability to look up health concerns assigned to ingredients in product formulations for categories of products that include packaged food, household chemicals, and personal care. Continue reading