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Widely-Reported Study on Fish and Microbeads Might Have Been Faked

In 2016, news of the immediate dangers of microbeads captured headlines across the nation. The damning study by Uppsala University researchers Oona Lönnstedt and Peter Eklöv was published in hundreds of papers, and all across the web. It even appeared in the… Continue Reading

EPA Targeting Dangerous Household Chemical

We’ve had Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) highlighted for a while now as a Red Light Ingredient, and it seems like the Environmental Protection Agency is catching on too. Toluene Diisocyanate is a chemical “used to manufacture household products like coatings, elastomers, adhesives and… Continue Reading

10 Things Every American Should Know About Toxins

Today, more and more Americans are becoming aware of just how dangerous toxic chemicals can be to our bodies. The extremely harmful toxic chemicals can be found in products ranging from toys our children play with, to the cosmetics we use on… Continue Reading

Study: California Fire Retardant Ban Cuts Toxins

An important decision made a little over 10 years ago by the state of California is paying off in a big way for humans and wildlife living in and around the San Francisco Bay area. In 2003 California began regulating chemicals called… Continue Reading

Holiday Hazards for Pets

The holidays are a time spent with loved ones, and decorating your home inside and out during the season is a timeless tradition. From decorating a Christmas tree, to hanging lights, and putting out festive plants such as poinsettias and mistletoe, there… Continue Reading

Chemical Phthalates in Food Packaging Linked With Lower IQ in Kids

We all want our children to be as happy and healthy as possible, and as parents we go to great lengths to ensure that’s the case. Avoiding potentially harmful chemicals is just one of the ways families can protect their loved ones.… Continue Reading

5 Tips for a Christmas Free of E-waste

Every year the holidays bring with them the newest and most popular electronic device of that year, so for many families it’s out with the old and in with the new. This means devices such as old televisions, mobile phones, and handheld… Continue Reading

Study Finds Toxic Chemicals in a Majority of Seasonal Holiday D├ęcor Products

The holidays are a time when families love to deck the halls with boughs of holly, but with some traditional holiday decorations containing potential harmful chemicals the season may not be so jolly. A recent study of 69 products by healthystuff.org found… Continue Reading

Top 5 Ways to Ensure Safe, Natural Toys for Kids

With the holidays rapidly approaching it’s important to remember that cosmetics, grooming products, and cleaning products aren’t the only daily use items that contain toxins. Unfortunately many children’s toys can contain toxins that are harmful to your loved ones. In fact, a… Continue Reading

Is Your Pet a Toxic Dumping Ground?

Keeping our families safe from harmful chemicals is important to us all, and for many, our pets are cherished members of those families. But did you know dogs are exposed to three times more perfluorochemicals (PFCs) than their owners? And cats are… Continue Reading