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Your favorite foods could be doing more than just adding a few extra pounds

Mid-Atlantic meats, seafood, and even chocolate cake were recently found to contain PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances). For those of us seeking a balanced diet and something sweet to finish our meal off with, this is certainly alarming news.  While the U.S.… Continue Reading

Do we need organic blue jeans? No, but that’s never stopped us before.

Organic strawberries? Sure. Organic apples? Makes sense. Organic blue berries? Of course. Organic blue jeans? Wait, what? It’s true. All of it. Thanks to a company called Taylor Stitch, 100 percent organic selvedge jeans are now a thing.

Taylor Stitch wanted to… Continue Reading

All purpose flour sold in ALDI stores recalled for E.coli

If you’re an ALDI shopper, you’re going to want to check any flour you may have purchased recently. 5 pound bags of Baker’s Corner All Purpose Flour, sold in Aldi stores in select states, have been recalled by the U.S. food and… Continue Reading

Child Safe Products Act of New York Awaits Governor’s Signature

A bill five years in the making, specifically designed to limit children’s exposure to harmful toxins, now awaits Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo’s signature. Officially titled the Child Safe Products Act, and often referred to as the “Toxic Toys Bill”, the… Continue Reading

Women now have an organic option for that time of the month

Proctor & Gamble, the company behind Tampax and Always, has introduced its first line of organic tampons. The new line of eco-friendly, organic tampons will be known as Pure.

The new line of tampons will be made using only organic cotton, are… Continue Reading

So you want to eat organic? Here are the organic foods you should be eating.

If 2019 is the year you’ve finally decided to commit to only eating organic, well you’re in luck. This week, Parade.com has a list of foods from experts that you should be eating if you want to commit to an organic diet.

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Toxic sunscreen alternatives

As the temperatures rise and we begin to spend more hours of the day outdoors, so does the need for sunscreen. In the state of Florida alone, more than 8,000 Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer this year. That’s higher than… Continue Reading

FDA recalls tattoo ink riddled with bacteria

Routine inspections and surveys have lead the United States Food and Drug Administration to recall tattoo ink from three different brands after they were found to be contaminated with bacteria. According to the FDA, use of the tattoo inks in question could… Continue Reading

Could silkworms hold the key to toxin free flame retardants?

Evolved by Nature believes they’ve solved a decades old issue. How do you make clothing and furniture flame retardant without using chemicals? The answer apparently involves the silkworm.

Let’s back up a bit. Since the 1970s flame retardants have been a part… Continue Reading

Why pesticides are bad for your lawn and your family

As summer fast approaches (we’re just over a month away), the number of Americans tending to their lawn and gardens will grow. While the amount of attention our yards require increases, there’s a tendency to rely on products that can be harmful… Continue Reading

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