Dangerous Chemicals

Slab Stink

We’ve posted in the past about avoiding triethanolamine (TEA), a chemical used in fragrance, grooming products, and cosmetics for emulsification. And last week we were sickened to find that it’s…

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Round Up Of Roundup Victims

“Timothy Litzenburg’s law firm represents more than 500 of them. He said most of the patients didn’t know about a possible link between Roundup and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma until the report…

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Firefighters Fight Flame Retardants

“Studies show the chemicals released by burning furniture with flame retardants are linked to a higher rate of cancer among firefighters. A group representing Maine firefighters says flame retardant chemicals…

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Perfumed Paraffin Pet Poison

Last night, we saw yet another animal shelter being used by a pyramid-scheming, petrochemically-perfumed paraffin wax melt con-sultant to push pet and people poison, all under the guise of “fundraiser”.…

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Need More Needlemans

In memory of and with deepest gratitude for the tireless and heroic Dr. Herbert Needleman. May he rest in peace.  

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Fragrance And Fat

Thanks to a post by our friend Janice, we were reminded we hadn’t discussed obesogens in a while. From Wendee Holtcamp’s outstanding article on these chemicals that may alter metabolism…

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Canada Day

Happy Canada Day! Joyeuse Fête du Canada! http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/hsprograms/scent_free.html

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Madrid Minus Menaces

¡Bien hecho Madrid! Un paso en la dirección correcta. Well done Madrid! One step in the right direction. Madrid, primera gran ciudad europea en luchar contra los disruptores endocrinos El…

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Don’t Damage Dad

Well, the preposterous men’s cologne TV ads are in heavy rotation this week. Do your dear dad a solid and skip the petrochemically-perfumed presents. “It’s not just colognes that are…

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Forget Fabric Softeners

Via Healthy Child Healthy World, “There are more than 3,000 fragrance ingredients in common household products – and scarcely any way to know what they are. Your fabric softener may…

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