New Research Shows Illegal Levels Of Arsenic Found In Baby Foods


Researchers at the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s have found that little has changed since this law was passed and that 50 per cent of baby rice food products still contain an illegal level of inorganic arsenic. In January 2016, the EU imposed a maximum limit of inorganic arsenic on manufacturers in a […]

Kiss of Death: Top 400 Lipsticks Containg Lead


Your favorite shade of lipstick may contain lead, according to a recently updated test of lipstick by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The agency found that 400 popular lipsticks contained trace amounts of the toxin. The worst offenders on the list were Maybelline’s Color Sensation in Pink Petal, which had 7.19 parts per […]

Study Finds Major Toxins In Many Cosmetics


You won’t find lead or arsenic on the ingredients list of your favorite lip gloss or eyeliner, but a Toronto-based environmental group has tested dozens of cosmetics products commonly used by Canadian women and found virtually all of them were contaminated with heavy metals. Environmental Defence released a study Monday that shows Canadian consumers can’t […]