Category Archives: Chemicals/Toxins

Ticks season is coming: They’ll bug you this spring

By Claudine Zap | The Upshot Courtesy of CDC Because of the extra-mild winter this year, the early spring could bring an unwelcome guest: the tick. Be warned: The warmer weather is good news for people and pets who want … Continue reading

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McDonald’s drops use of gooey ammonia-based ‘pink slime’ in hamburger meat

By M. Alex Johnson, McDonald’s announced last week that, as of last August, is has stopped using ammonium hydroxide in the production of its hamburgers. MSNBC reports that the chemical, used in fertilizers, household cleaners and even homemade explosives, was also … Continue reading

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The Bitter Truth About Splenda | GreenMedInfo | Blog entry | Natural Medicine | Alternative Medicine | Integrative Medicine | Consumer Advocacy

This one is too disturbing not to share… So, if you think about it, what is really a few atoms from being DDT? Apparently, it’s Splenda. My gut was literally in a twist as I read this article. Let’s get this … Continue reading

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“Not so Simple” Green Cleaners?

Back in the day when I was a graduate student, I had limited funds to buy food, cleaners, much less to go out with after I paid all the the “important” bills. I thought I was doing myself a favor … Continue reading

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The Dirty Dozen

… and we’ve all probably seen this list a dozen times, too. SO by now it should have sunk in — right?! We’re going to put it out there again, just because this is a really good list of the … Continue reading

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