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Are Phthalates and PFAS the new bisphenol A?

Bix box stores, manufacturers, and consumers have for the most part moved away from bisphenol A (BPA). Just over a decade ago, BPA could be found in any number of plastics including: plastic bottles, dental sealants, compact discs, and even children’s sippy… Continue Reading

Lake Okeechobee and its Toxic Algae

The Weather Channel took a trip to Florida's Lake Okeechobee for their latest documentary short titled "Toxic Lake". Their mission: a deep dive into the toxic algae that's poisoning marine life and swimmers, forcing beaches to close, and costing business owners millions of… Continue Reading

Crayons and other back to school supplies found to contain harmful toxins

The last few weeks of summer are upon us, and that means children across the country are just beginning a new school year. Most families have been preparing for the return the last few weeks by purchasing items from a list provided… Continue Reading

Cancer-linked chemicals found at Cocoa Beach golf course

Florida citizens residing near Satellite Beach and Cocoa Beach may have been exposed to toxic chemicals. A new study showed that not only were three test wells in Satellite Beach contaminated by toxins such as perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA),… Continue Reading

USDA issues alert about salads, wraps due to parasite worry

If you recently purchased any beef, pork, or poultry salads and/or wraps from stores such as Trader Joe’s, Walgreens, or Kroger you’re going to want to check a newly released recall list. According to the Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service,… Continue Reading

Ritz Crackers, Ritz Bitz recalled over salmonella concerns

We can now add the Ritz cracker brand to the growing number of companies that have had to issue food recalls this year due to salmonella contamination. Today, Mondelez Global LLC announced that “more than a dozen” Ritz brands of crackers have… Continue Reading

Is Your Popcorn Laced With Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals?

Your family’s favorite film, movie candy, a few sodas, and a giant bowl of hormone-disrupting chemicals. Wait, what?! If you’re not popping “toxic-free” popcorn at home, “hormone-disrupting chemicals” could be exactly what you’re serving during your next movie night.

The Center for… Continue Reading

Livestock feed accurately predicts toxic chemicals in food

What did the fish you’re eating for dinner have for its breakfast? That’s a question you may not have thought to ask, but if a new study is right it’s one we may all be asking ourselves in the future.

Numerous flame… Continue Reading

Hidden food toxins causing behavioral issues

Could something as simple as artificial food coloring be altering our behavior and damaging our mental health? Some experts believe that’s exactly what’s happening. And it’s not just limited to artificial coloring.

Tonya Harris, the founder of Slightly Greener and a board… Continue Reading

Why Controversial Ingredient Triclosan Is in Toothpaste, but Not Bodywash

Why would a chemical linked to inflammation and cancer be banned in numerous consumer products, but still be allowed to be used in maybe the most common product of all? That’s a question we should all be asking our government today.

Triclosan… Continue Reading

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