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High Fructose Corn Syrup Has a New Name – and It’s Sneaking Back Into Food

It seems like you just can’t keep a bad ingredient down. High Fructose Corn Syrup is back in a big way. And this time it’s got a fancy new name, “Isolated Fructose”. Now that consumers are starting to catch on to just… Continue Reading

Kimberly-Clark sued over concern that Huggies baby wipes contain dangerous chemical

Do baby wipes marketed as “natural” and “gentle” actually contain a dangerous chemical that can cause vomiting and diarrhea? That question is at the heart of a new class action lawsuit brought against Huggies’ parent company Kimberly-Clark. A mother in San Diego,… Continue Reading

The Toxic Truth Behind Mardi Gras Beads

The annual Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, Louisiana is truly something everyone should experience at least once in their life. And with the Mardi Gras beads being sold in every almost every corner store across the nation from mid-February through mid-March,… Continue Reading

Candles pose health hazard, experts warn

Scented candles are used in roughly 70 percent of U.S. households, bring in more than $3 billion dollars annually, and make our homes smell great. They’re also a fire hazard, and the soot they produce when burned is potentially extremely toxic. Dr.… Continue Reading

Spills From Fracking Are Worse Than We Imagined

Debate rages on about just how “safe” fracking is, but don’t let anyone tell you that spills aren’t happening…and at an alarming rate. A new study published in Environmental Science & Technology shows that more than 6,600 “chemical spills related to hydraulic… Continue Reading

Dog’s death from licking toxic bread mould in recycling bin sparks warning to pet owners and parents

Standard and food waste recycling are good for Mother Earth, but they could be harmful to your children or family pet(s) if you don’t take special care of the material(s) you’re recycling. A family in the UK nearly lost both of their… Continue Reading

WARNING: Your Baby’s Sophie the Giraffe Toy Might Be Full of Mold

There may be no more popular gift for new parents than Sophie La Girafe, aka Sophie the Giraffe. Created and sold by French toy manufacturer Vulli, the popular teether toy has been the go-to choice for many parents since it first hit… Continue Reading

Target’s new chemicals policy hits a bullseye

Nationwide superstore chain Target has outlined a new chemicals strategy that “promises to cleanse its shelves, and the brands along its value chain, of toxic chemicals.” Target’s announcement on January 25th made toxic chemicals public enemy number one. Their decision could have… Continue Reading

Are there toxins in your fast food packaging?

Is the sugar and fat in fast food the least concerning about what many Americans are eating on almost a daily basis? According to Silent Spring Institute and lead researcher Laurel Schaider, that just may be the case. The study tested more… Continue Reading

Study of cancer-causing toxins finds e-cigarettes much safer than smoking

With the ever increasing popularity of e-cigarettes, which are sold as a healthy alternative to traditional cigarettes, serious questions are being raised about just how “healthy” they really are. E-cigarettes sales now exceed more than $8 billion dollars a year. While that… Continue Reading

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