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Burger with a Side of Plastic: More than 35,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled Due to Contamination

If you’re a Kroger shopper and meat eater residing in Virginia and Indiana, you’re going to want to read this. A recent Kroger shopper got a little more than they bargained for when purchasing their USDA certified beef…pieces of hard, blue plastic.

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Hawaii Will Soon Ban these Chemicals Found in Sunscreen that are Toxic to Coral Reefs

Before you begin packing for that once in a lifetime trip to Hawaii, you will of course want to ensure you have packed sunscreen to protect yourself and your family from harmful UV rays. And pretty soon you will want to double-check… Continue Reading

Popular Black Hair Products Are Filled With Toxic Chemicals Linked To Disease, Study Finds

According to a new study, toxic chemicals linked cancer, weight gain, asthma, fertility, and other issues have recently been detected in hair care products specifically designed for African Americans. Not only did these products contain toxic chemicals, products designed for black women… Continue Reading

E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce turns deadly

E. coli-laced lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona region has claimed its first victim. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Wednesday that in addition to the more than one hundred reported cases of illness, an individual in California has lost… Continue Reading

Bee-Harming Pesticides Face Complete Ban in Europe

The European Union (EU) has taken some important steps in the preservation of our bee population. On April 28, 2018, the EU announced their support for a ban on “the outdoor use of neonicotinoids, widely used pesticides that have been linked to… Continue Reading

Over 200 Million Eggs Recalled as 22 People Are Sickened by Salmonella

If you recently consumed eggs purchased from any of the following states: Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, or West Virginia; there’s a chance you’re going to want to throw them away. And if anyone in… Continue Reading

Toxins produced by e-cigarettes vary by flavor

A study released in late February of this year found that e-cigarette vapors tested positive for lead and arsenic. And a new study may bring clarity to which e-cigarette vapors are most dangerous. Researchers at Penn State University have found that different… Continue Reading

Products Meant for Humans are Often Unsafe for Pets

You may love the way your family’s basset hound smells when you bathe it in your favorite lavender body wash, but chances are the soap used isn’t safe for use on furry friends. Soap is just one of a number of products… Continue Reading

Eating at restaurants could expose your family to phthalates

More than 60 percent of participants in a recent George Washington University study admitted to eating dinner at a restaurant instead of their home the previous day. As harmless as that statistic may seem, researchers at GW found that dining at fast… Continue Reading

King Arthur recalls organic flour after test shows Salmonella

If your family uses King Arthur flour for your baking needs, you’re going to want to read this. King Arthur Flour Co. has issued a recall for 6,300 cases of Organic Coconut Flour (16 ounces) after detecting Salmonella in a battery of… Continue Reading

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