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Widely-Reported Study on Fish and Microbeads Might Have Been Faked

In 2016, news of the immediate dangers of microbeads captured headlines across the nation. The damning study by Uppsala University researchers Oona Lönnstedt and Peter Eklöv was published in hundreds of papers, and all across the web. It even appeared in the… Continue Reading

EPA Decides Not To Ban A Pesticide, Despite Its Own Evidence Of Risk

There are bad decisions, and then there are decisions so baffling they defy logic to the point you can’t believe what you’re actually reading or seeing. The latest decision by the Environmental Protective Agency (EPA) would fall into the latter category. Despite… Continue Reading

Target’s Thinking Outside the Box with Five New Sustainable Packaging Goals

Over the last few years, Target has begun to ensure they carry only the safest products in their stores. Since 2013, Target has attempted to improve the packaging they use for their products by making it more sustainable. They were able to… Continue Reading

A diet soda a day might affect dementia risk, study suggests

As more and more research is done on the ingredients we ingest, Americans are becoming choosier when it comes to the types of beverages they put into their bodies. For many Americans, sugary sodas are out…and diet sodas are in. Many of… Continue Reading

It’s Final: FDA Bans Powdered Gloves in Surgery, Medicine

Action that’s been long overdue has finally been taken. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned the use of powdered gloves in surgery and medicine. The ban will finally remove another danger a large number of humans face on an almost… Continue Reading

Do You Live Near Toxic Waste? See 1,317 of the Most Polluted Spots in the U.S.

Time.com has put together a very helpful new tool. They have created a map of the United States that allows you to view each individual Superfund site in across the nation. The sites come from the Superfund List, a list that “contains… Continue Reading

The 10 Most Common Household Toxins to Avoid While Pregnant

Spring has arrived! Warming temperatures and blooming followers always seem to be accompanied by pregnancy announcements. It truly is the season of new beginnings. But with those exciting pregnancy announcements, there can also sometimes be a cause for concern. It’s important for… Continue Reading

High Fructose Corn Syrup Has a New Name – and It’s Sneaking Back Into Food

It seems like you just can’t keep a bad ingredient down. High Fructose Corn Syrup is back in a big way. And this time it’s got a fancy new name, “Isolated Fructose”. Now that consumers are starting to catch on to just… Continue Reading

Kimberly-Clark sued over concern that Huggies baby wipes contain dangerous chemical

Do baby wipes marketed as “natural” and “gentle” actually contain a dangerous chemical that can cause vomiting and diarrhea? That question is at the heart of a new class action lawsuit brought against Huggies’ parent company Kimberly-Clark. A mother in San Diego,… Continue Reading

The Toxic Truth Behind Mardi Gras Beads

The annual Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, Louisiana is truly something everyone should experience at least once in their life. And with the Mardi Gras beads being sold in every almost every corner store across the nation from mid-February through mid-March,… Continue Reading

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