Articles published July 2017

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Air Force Confirms Peterson AFB Firefighting Foam Toxins Leached Into Groundwater

If you do, have, or will live on or near Colorado’s Peterson Air Force Base, this is a post you’re going to want to read. A new study released by the United States Air Force “confirmed that toxic chemicals in firefighting foam…… Continue Reading

Trace Amounts of Pesticide Found in Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

We’ve spoken recently about the attempt to reduce consumer’s exposure to glyphosate, a chemical used in many pesticides. Now, thanks to a report from the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), there are concerns that glyphosate could be lurking behind every bite of your… Continue Reading

Some heartburn drugs linked with higher risk of death

Advancements in modern science have led to major breakthroughs in not only pain medications, but drugs taken on a daily or weekly basis to help maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. Heartburn medications are one such improvement. Regularly taken PPIs (proton pump… Continue Reading

Report: Mac and cheese contains chemicals banned from baby products

There’s a good chance that mac and cheese is your child’s favorite meal. Hey, it might even be yours! It comes in a box, it’s often inexpensive, and is relatively easy to make. Unfortunately, thanks to a new study, mac and cheese… Continue Reading

Alabama health officials issue warning about flesh-eating bacteria

State officials in Alabama have issued a warning to visitors and residents regarding flesh-eating bacteria “found in bodies of water throughout the state.” Those exposed to Vibrio often elicit symptoms within 24 hours that include but are not limited to: diarrhea, vomiting,… Continue Reading

FDA Suspends Testing for Glyphosate Residues in Food

We’ve written recently ( about the State of California’s fight against Glyphosate. The chemical - labeled by the World Health Organization as a “probable human carcinogen” -  is found in popular herbicides/pesticides, and is finally coming under the scrutiny it deserves.… Continue Reading

It’s Official: California Lists Key Ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup as Cancer-Causing

A popular brand that claims its products kills weeds, has just been dealt a serious blow. Monsato, the creator of Round Up, is close to losing an important legal battle with the state of California. For nearly twenty years a fight has… Continue Reading