Posts Categorized: Buyer Beware. Buyer Aware.

Is Your Shampoo Organic?

If you’ve shopped for organic shampoo, body wash or make-up, you’ve probably noticed that there are a lot of brands that call themselves “organic,” but don’t carry the “USDA Organic” seal. Contrary to popular belief, the U.S. government doesn’t regulate cosmetics for safety, long-term health impacts or environmental damage. Many common cosmetics ingredients are harmful… Read more »

The Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen: 2012

2012 Dirty Dozen Clean Fifteen

The Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) eighth edition of its Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ has updated information on 45 popular fruits and vegetables and their total pesticide loads. EWG highlights the worst offenders with its new Dirty Dozen Plus™ list and the cleanest conventional produce with its list of the Clean Fifteen™. “The explosive… Read more »

GMOs: Seeds of Deception (2)

Jeffrey Smith talks about the distressing effects of genetically modified foods. Get the facts about GMOs and what you can do to avoid GMOs. Jeffrey Smith, Executive Director-Institute for Responsible Technology and leading spokesperson on the health dangers of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) is author of the book “Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government… Read more »

GMOs: Seeds of Deception (1)

GMOs are not safe to eat. The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) urges physicians to advise all patients to avoid genetically modified (GM) food.  Learn why in this informative interview with Jeffrey Smith. Jeffrey Smith, Executive Director-Institute for Responsible Technology and leading spokesperson on the health dangers of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) is author… Read more »