Bottles that contain alcohol could be carrying toxins too
A glass of wine a day is good for you the doctors say, but what does it mean for our planet? According to a new study, the bottle your favorite wine or liquor comes in could be harming our environment.
Amid arsenic concerns: one brand stops water production, another carries on
In April of this year, we wrote about the Consumer Reports’ findings that nearly a dozen brands of bottled water contained “detectable arsenic levels”. “Detectable” meaning arsenic levels measuring 3 parts per billion or more. At the time, many were unsure how…
Firefighters may have new protection from cancer, thanks to former firefighter
The number one cause of firefighter deaths is not fire, not directly any way. It’s actually cancer. From 9/11 first responders to local municipality firefighters across America, our brave women and men are dying of “occupational cancers”. And now, one former firefighter…
King Arthur Flour recalled by FDA
One of the most popular flour brands on the market, King Arthur Flour, has issued a recall of nearly 15,000 cases of 5 lb. bags of Unbleached All-Purpose Flour due to “the potential presence of E. coli”. The recall is not limited…
You could be putting your health in danger every time you return home
A new post over at MSN.com examines the potential for exposing yourself or your family to various cancers. Not by your diet, nor smoking, but instead the very real cancer concerns inside your own home. MSN’s story reports on 15 common household…
More blood pressure drugs recalled…again
Common blood pressure drugs being recalled is becoming far too…common. Teva Pharmaceuticals has expanded its recall of “losartan potassium tablets”, the ninth most commonly prescribed drug in the nation. Recent Teva Pharmaceuticals recalls were due to everything from nitrosamine impurity, to N-Nitroso-N-methyl-4-aminobutyric acid…
Millennial fav LaCroix contains toxins according to two separate lawsuits
The go-to drink of many baby-face millennials, LaCroix, is said to contain toxic chemicals. At least that’s the claim of two different lawsuits, one by a former employee. The most recent lawsuit brought against National Beverages, the parent company of LaCroix, alleges…
Kroger recalls frozen berries over “possible Hepatitis A contamination”
Packages of Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley in the 16 oz and 48 oz varieties have been recalled by The Kroger Co due to a “possible Hepatitis A contamination.” The berries were manufactured by Townsend Farms. The recall comes on the…
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.…
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.