Dogs can be vulnerable to toxins from algal blooms
If you’re a resident of upstate New York and plan on taking your dog(s) on some nature walks this summer, it’s important you don’t let them drink from or enter any bodies of water that contains blue-green algae.
Moscow mule copper mugs may be toxic, officials say
Ahhhhh… a chilled cocktail on a hot summer day, there isn’t much better. Especially if that cocktail is the popular cocktail known as a Moscow mule. Made with just vodka, ginger beer, and lime juice, this cool cocktail is traditionally served in…
6 Feminine Hygiene Products That Are Free Of Scary Toxins
Ensuring your family is safe from toxins extends beyond the dinner table and types of cleaning products you use. For some it means only utilizing feminine hygiene products that are crated organically, and therefore free of potentially harmful toxic chemicals.
Best Buy announces new program to tackle toxic chemicals
More and more big-box stores are taking a tough stance against toxins in the products they sell. On the heels of Target cracking down on toxins in the merchandise they offer to consumers, Best Buy has released their own new set of…
10 ways to save on organic groceries
With the ever-growing concern over toxic chemicals in the foods Americans consume, many of us have made the decision to incorporate more “organic” foods into our diets. Unfortunately, organic groceries on average cost twice as much as non-organic groceries. To help those…
Toxin levels in tuna depend on where it’s caught
If you’re a fan of catch of the day tuna, ahi tuna, or spicy tuna sushi rolls…you may want to consider asking your chef where your tuna was caught. A new Scripps Oceanography study found that “pollutant levels in seafood and tuna…