2017 It’s Time To Come Clean

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Most of household food budgets are spent on processed foods, the majority of which are filled with additives and stripped of nutrients. Discover which common ingredients in the foods you eat pose the greatest risk to your health. Ultra-processed foods are formulations of several ingredients. Besides salt, sugar, oils and fats, they include substances not generally […]

Challenge Conventional Coffee Using CHEMEX Coffeemaker

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The Chemex® coffeemaker, together with Chemex-Bonded® Coffee Filter, makes perfect coffee. Clear, pure, flavorful and without bitterness or sediment every time. The coffee only comes in contact with the scientifically designed filter and non-porous glass. With the Chemex® method, you can make coffee as strong as you like without bitterness. Perfect for iced coffee and […]

Hidden Hazards Found In Green Products

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A University of Melbourne researcher has found that common consumer products, including those marketed as ‘green’, ‘all-natural’, ‘non-toxic’, and ‘organic’, emit a range of compounds that could harm human health and air quality. But most of these ingredients are not disclosed to the public. Dr. Anne Steinemann, Professor of Civil Engineering, and the Chair of […]

DNA Sequences In GMOs: Largest Database Now Publicly Available

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The JRC has published a new database, JRC GMO-Amplicons, which contains more than 240 000 DNA sequences appearing in genetically modified organisms (GMOs). It will help to verify the presence of GMOs in food, feed and environment. To date, this new database is the largest and most comprehensive in this area and could be key to developing […]

Maty’s Organic Cough Syrup Immune Booster

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Maty’s Healthy Products, a leading manufacturer of all natural products, wants to change the way you think about Cough Syrup. With the demand for organic products on the rise, Maty’s went the extra mile for their customers to become USDA certified so they could offer the only Organic Cough Syrup available nationwide. The company, founded by a […]

Efficacy Of ‘Natural’ Bed Bug Pesticides Compared

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The efficacy of nine essential oil-based products and two detergents that are labeled and marketed for bed bug control were evaluated by researchers. When the researchers sprayed the 11 non-synthetic pesticides directly on bed bug nymphs, they found that only two — EcoRaider (1% geraniol, 1% cedar extract, and 2% sodium lauryl sulfate) and Bed […]

Fit Organic Launches Certified USDA Organic Baby Laundry Detergent

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Fit Organic today announced the launch of its certified USDA Organic Baby Laundry Detergent. The newest product in its Certified USDA Organic product line, Fit Organic Baby Laundry Detergent is specially formulated to be safe on a baby’s sensitive skin with no harsh cleaning chemicals, no dyes, or artificial perfumes whatsoever. Because the formula is […]

Cancer-Causing Products In The Average Home

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Cancer remains to be at the top of the list of the most common causes of fatalities. This fatal disease can affect anyone. Could you be using, or even consuming, cancer-causing chemicals? And there are everyday items that increase the risk of cancer. These products contain a wide-range of carcinogenic and other toxic ingredients and […]

U.S. Government To Allow Radioactive Waste Metals ‘Recycled’ Into Consumer Products

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The federal government is currently in the process of trying to get rid of tens of thousands of tons of radioactive scrap metal it has accumulated over the years from various nuclear testing and wartime activities. And a recent proposal made by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) would lift existing restrictions on the recycling and reuse […]

Kiss of Death: Top 400 Lipsticks Containg Lead

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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 […]