Scientists have developed a filter that can eliminate the vast majority (99%) of PFAS contamination from drinking water.
Carcinogenic Chemicals in Green Cleaning Products: Study
In recent years, many savvy consumers have made the switch from commercial home cleaning products (known to contain toxic and … More
High PFAS Levels in Ketchup, Mayo, Olive Oil and More: New Lawsuit
Based on the results of a new, yet to be published scientific study, a new lawsuit says many plastic containers used in the U.S. to hold food, drinks, cleaning supplies, personal care items and other consumer products are contaminated with toxic PFAS at extremely high levels.
Holiday Warning: Food Additives can Disrupt Your Gut Microbiome
Digestive problems during the holidays can be triggered by the food additives common in commercially-prepared cookies, pastries, and commercially processed meats, gravies, toppings and sauces. These food additives can alter the gut microbiota by interacting directly with the microorganisms in the digestive system, disrupting the microbiome’s balance and triggering digestive problems, food sensitivity and allergic reactions.
Homemade Baby Food Contains as Many Heavy Metals as Commercial Brands
A new investigation has found that the majority (94%) of both commercially-prepared and homemade baby foods tested contained high levels of toxic heavy metals including lead, arsenic, cadmium and mercury–all of which can harm the developing brain.
DIY Nontoxic Garden Pesticide: Oranges
Oranges–or more specifically, orange peels–are a great nontoxic, DIY tool for deterring pests in your garden.
New Home and Remodel Consumers Beware: Scientists Discover 55 Chemicals of Concern in US Homes
Warning to New Home Buyers and Remodeling Consumers: A new scientific study has uncovered a whopping 55 toxic chemicals inside U.S. homes.
Ultra-Processed Food Additives Increase Risk for Second Heart Attack, Stroke
A new study has found that eating ultra-processed foods can increase the likelihood of a subsequent, more likely fatal heart attack–or stroke–in individuals who have already suffered an initial heart attack.
Dangerous Chemicals Uncovered in Common Herbs, Spices: Consumer Reports Lab Investigation
A new investigative study conducted by Consumer Reports has uncovered potentially dangerous chemicals in commonly used herbs and spices.
Solutions: DIY Non-Toxic Weedkillers
Weeds are a reality for many property owners. Also a reality: Commercial weedkillers contain toxic chemicals many people want to avoid. The solution? Use effective, nontoxic, DIY weedkillers. Here are some tried-and-true options.