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Taiwan Recalls Quaker Oats Products Imported From U.S. After Detecting Glyphosate – EcoWatch

Yikes! A daily morning dose of pesticides with your brekkie? Not a good idea… – More bad news for Quaker Oats. A random inspection from Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detected glyphosate in 10 out of 36 oatmeal products it tested, exceeding the country’s legal limit.Quaker Oats products sold in Taiwan were found to contain glyphosate […]

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3 Reasons You Should Skip Fabric Softeners and Dryer Sheets – EcoWatch

Don’t be misled by your nose! One great reason (amongst others) to skip fragrance (and why we don’t use added fragrances in any of our products, after all, if you’ve got great, natural ingredients, shouldn’t they be left au naturel?) – Fragrance There are more than 3,000 fragrance ingredients in common household products—and scarcely any way to know […]

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Probably Avoid These Skin Care Products If You Don’t Want Mercury Poisoning – Consumerist

Yikes! Why knowing what goes into your skincare, and where it comes from, is so important! – The FDA says many cosmetics marketed as “anti-aging” or “skin-lightening” contain mercury, and are usually marketed as treatments that remove age spots, freckles, blemishes, and wrinkles. Young people may also use them as acne treatments. So how will you […]

Pediatric Research: Too much noise a problem for premature babies | The Columbus Dispatch

Makes sense, doesn’t it? And we think keeping those background noises nice and soothing is best, not just for little ones, but for their parents too! – Physical science and neuroscience have helped us understand the intersection of noise, sound and hearing in the human fetus and newborn. Although fetal hearing is not fully developed, […]

Ban for cosmetics tested on animals

Very very overdue, and it doesn’t apply to existing products (!) but it’s a big step in the right direction! – THOUSANDS of cosmetics, including perfume, toothpaste and makeup, will be banned from stores after the Federal Government pledged to outlaw the sale of all products tested on animals. From July next year any products that […]

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