Tag Archives: Toxins

‘Recycling plastics contaminate children’s toys with toxic chemicals’ – The Guardian Nigeria

Even when it IS green, it pays to know where your ingredients come from. Being a conscious consumer keeps companies on their toes! – Ahead of the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention (SC COP-8) in Geneva, Switzerland, a new global survey has revealed that recycling plastics containing toxic […]


Jane Goodall: How Can We Believe It Is a Good Idea to Grow Our Food With Poisons?

Yes, yes and yes! We couldn’t agree more… – Two new reports published in recent weeks add to the already large and convincing body of evidence, accumulated over more than half a century, that agricultural pesticides and other toxic chemicals are poisoning us. Both reports issue scathing indictments of U.S. and global regulatory systems that […]


Report Finds Toxins/Carcinogens in Popular Brands of Toothpaste – Cornucopia Institute

Why reading those ingredient lists makes a big difference! – The latest report by The Cornucopia Institute, an organic industry watchdog, uncovers serious problems in cosmetics industry regulations. Regulatory weaknesses and loopholes allow for the use of questionable, even harmful ingredients in personal care products, such as toothpastes, that could negatively impact the health of […]

Kate Grenville interview: why perfumes are making you sick | The Guardian

Unfortunately, even natural fragrances from essential oils can be just as potent! Why we don’t use fragrances for fragrance’s sake and why we’re very, very careful even when it comes to essential oils – The most startling thing in the beginning was that far from being the only one affected, one in three [Americans] report health problems […]