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How to properly wear the N95 mask

If you’re one of the few Americans that’s been able to get your hands on an N95 mask, it’s important that you not only use it, but know how to use it properly. The State of New York has updated their government… Continue Reading

The FDA has officially recalled Zantac as well as other ranitidine drugs

We’ve posted more than a handful of stories over the last year or so about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s concerns over the use of ranitidine drugs, but this one is different. After numerous close calls, the FDA has finally recalled… Continue Reading

Variety of Red Clover sprouts recalled over E. coli concerns

The Chicago Indoor Garden, which sells products containing Red Clover sprouts throughout the midwest, has issued a recall of said products because they contain E. coli 0103. This includes 5 different products distributed to Whole Foods and other popular midwest chains like… Continue Reading

Plants that can help improve the air quality in our homes

Spring has sprung! We’re now almost a week into our favorite season of the year! Spring is a time when many Americans begin the work on their gardens and flower beds. Did you know though that many of your beloved outdoor plants… Continue Reading

A brand of pre-cooked shrimp has been recalled due to a possible bacterial contamination

AFC Distribution Corp. and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced a recall of AFC’s Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi). The shrimp may be contaminated with a bacteria known as Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Vibrio parahaemolyticus has been known to cause nausea,… Continue Reading

Possible Norovirus contamination leads to frozen berry recall

The possible presence of a highly contagious virus, no not that one, has resulted in a recall of 3 varieties of frozen berries. Winco, the manufacturer, was alerted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after a sample tested positive for Norovirus. 

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The most dangerous toxins in our homes

We’re all interested in protecting our loved ones from toxic chemicals outside and inside our homes. Our homes especially though, because they’re one of the places we spend the most time, and also a place that we have the most control over.… Continue Reading

Are you exposing your child to these common household toxins?

As your little one grows, so does their world. Laying on their tummies soon turns into scooting on their bottoms, and before you know it they’re up walking around...and getting into everything. When our little ones start to stretch their legs and… Continue Reading

Essential oils are toxic to our furry friends

A viral Reddit thread is shining some light on an often overlooked toxin that’s especially harmful to our pets. In February of this year, a Canadian pet owner returned home to find her cat was “limping and breathing” to the point it… Continue Reading

What’s the most toxic chemical? Experts weigh in.

We write here weekly, sometimes daily, about dangerous toxins. What’s the most dangerous toxin though? Well it shouldn’t surprise you to learn that some experts disagree. This week over at Gizmodo.com, four experts weighed in on which toxin is truly the most… Continue Reading

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