We’re partial to beeswax ones ourselves! Most candles are made from paraffin wax though (and synthetic fragrance), why natural alternatives are a better option - According to the Environmental Protection Agency, along with researchers at the University of Michigan and South Carolina State, certain types of candles have been found to discharge the dangerous chemicals […]
Gosh, big news! We all know we should be avoiding trans fats, but we often don’t realize how widely it’s used. Good reason to start reading those labels! – Better late than never, as the saying goes: Twenty years after scientific studies began revealing the damage that trans fats are doing to America’s collective cardiovascular […]
What a wonderful review of our 100% natural skincare range by mummy blog www.ourcountryroad.blogspot.com – and there’s a discount code and giveway for US-based readers!
Ever wondered where that ‘butter flavour’ comes from? You can’t beat the real thing! – Butter-Flavored Microwave Popcorn Alexandra Scranton, director of science and research at Women’s Voices for the Earth, a nonprofit that advocates for environmental health issues that directly affect women The Problem: Diacetyl, a chemical used in butter flavoring, is used in […]
Why it’s so important to choose your children’s furniture and toys carefully! – Children may enjoy plopping down in foam-filled chairs just their size, but a report released Wednesday by several advocacy groups says those chairs may contain flame retardants that could be harmful. The chemicals were detected in children’s furniture sold by major retailers in […]
Bravo Europe! – The news is a major blow to the nascent British GM industry which ministers have been championing this year as fears grow about food security. Monsanto, whose name is synonymous with GM crops, confirmed that it is withdrawing all of its EU applications for approval for new crops. The decision is understood […]