Didn’t we just settle on the fact that food in glass containers was our safest bet? Maybe not. According to FastCompany, a group of MIT engineers is developing a new condiment lubricant that makes the inside… [Continue Reading]
There are a lot of opinions out there about whether Wal-mart’s decision earlier this year to impose their own ban on polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) found in couches, computers and baby strollers was the right… [Continue Reading]
A few years ago, I never would have imagined that dust could be such an issue. I saw it as nothing more than an “unsightly” lack of motivation on my part. Much to my dismay,… [Continue Reading]
Research by doctors from California Pacific Medical Center found evidence that BPA and methylparaben (a preservative found in some cosmetics and personal care products) can interfere with the effectiveness of breast-cancer medications. These drugs normally… [Continue Reading]
Under a new law implemented by the Washington State Department of Ecology and Health to comply with the requirements of the state Children’s Safe Products Act (CSPA), large manufacturers of children’s products likely to be… [Continue Reading]
In Part 2 of our series investigating flame retardant chemicals, we’re looking at another of the most common flame retardants used in the United States, Chlorinated Flame Retardants (CFR’s). I realize that we may not… [Continue Reading]
We recently introduced a new series investigating flame retardant chemicals and today we’re looking at the most common group of flame retardants used in the United States.