Cassie Huang

Project Manager, Consumer Health, Boston, MA

Area of Expertise: consumer health, circularity, sustainable materials, supply chain, ingredient safety

As a project manager of Consumer Health at Environmental Defense Fund, Cassie focuses on creating a safer and more sustainable marketplace by removing toxic chemicals in everyday products and food. She works with leading companies to develop and adopt solutions to eliminate toxic chemicals in their supply chain, use verified safer alternatives, and drive a more circular future. Prior to joining Environmental Defense Fund, Cassie worked in health sciences consulting, state-level public health, and in environmental toxicology research. Cassie has a Master of Public Health degree in environmental health and is an expert in toxicology, exposure science, epidemiology and risk assessment.

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New Updates to Understanding Packaging Scorecard Spur a Safer & More Sustainable Foodservice Industry

The UP Scorecard is a science-based online sustainability tool designed to assist foodservice companies in choosing foodware and food packaging.

U.S. consumers are exposed to BPA at levels 1,000 times what the European Food Safety Authority deems safe. That can’t be ignored. U.S. companies need to proactively fix this.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is the European Union’s agency providing impartial scientific information and advice on food safety matters.

Struggling to find the most sustainable food packaging for your company? You can customize and optimize with the UP Scorecard

Companies need to remove these toxic chemicals from everyday packaging to protect their business and build consumer trust.

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New report shows toxic heavy metals are lurking in food. Here’s what companies can do about it.

A new report found no evidence that homemade baby food has lower heavy metal levels than store-bought brands. 94% of all food samples had heavy metals

Safer food packaging is possible. Easy first steps companies can take now.

Once companies have an understanding of how, where and what chemicals are used in their food packaging, the next step is removing them. Here's how.

Underregulated chemicals used to make food packaging are a business risk. Here’s how to avoid it.

The FDA has a history of failing to address dangerous chemicals in food despite acknowledging the potential for harm, which poses risks for businesses