While some companies are adding to their chicken recall, two more have joined the fray. Over the last couple weeks, Perdue foods has issued multiple chicken nugget recalls due to an undeclared allergen, an incorrect UPC code, and some nuggets that contained actual wood in them. And Tyson foods issued…
Your baby’s diaper may be “dirty” before you even put it on them
Researchers in France recently conducted a study on toxins found in disposable diapers. The tests returned some surprising and alarming results. Glyphosate, a toxin used in popular weed killer Roundup, was found in their tests. And Glyphosate was just one of a…
Whole Foods issues recall of prepared foods due to salmonella concerns
If you’re a Whole Foods shopper and love their prepared foods section (who doesn’t?), you’re going to want to read this. Whole Foods has recalled more than 50 prepared food items from stores in 8 states due to salmonella concerns. Fortunately, so…
There’s a blood pressure medicine recall…again
We’re just a few weeks into 2019, and more blood pressure medications have been recalled. This time it’s an expansion of a previous recall. Torrent Pharmaceuticals has increased its recall of losartan due to “concerns it contains a carcinogen,” N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA).
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker vetoes flame retardant bill
A bill banning the use of flame retardants in household and children’s products has died on the desk of Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker. The bill was sent to Governor Baker in the closing hours of the 2017-2018 legislative session, and could not…
Majority of FDA food inspections halted during government shutdown
We’ve now reached Day 20 of the Federal Government Shutdown. As the impasse between Democrats and Republicans continues, some very important government programs have been temporarily halted. One of the programs? The U. S. Food and Drug Administration’s domestic food inspections.
Massachusetts flame retardant bill has manufacturers and retailers seeing red
What happens when a state passes a bill that limits not only the sale, but even the manufacturing of materials using “toxic flame retardants”? Well as you might expect, in the State of Massachusetts, it’s made a lot of people very happy…and…
ToxicFree Changes You Can Make in Your Home
Is your home toxic? Are you unsure, but worried it may be? If you fall in either category, this is the post for you! Tonya Harris, an Environmental Toxin Expert, is here with a few simple changes you can make inside your…
Exact source of romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak still unknown
It’s 2019, and some romaine lettuce is still unsafe to eat. When the Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration issued their warning about romaine lettuce back in November of 2018, they did so knowing they weren’t sure of the…
Is growing organic food actually harming the Earth more than helping it?
“Good initiative, bad judgement.” This is a phrase that’s used to describe an action by someone that’s intended to do good, but actually ends up causing harm. Could this apply to our infatuation with “going organic”?