Consumer Alert

Can You Trust A Non Toxic Or Green Cleaning Products Label?

Posted by on April 7, 2015 at 10:31 am

  One question I wish I’d known the answer to a long time ago is: Can you trust a non toxic or green cleaning products label? It’s tough when they’re not really tested.  Here are some statistics:   Of the over 80,000 chemicals used in the U.S. the EPA has required toxicity testing on fewer […]


Old vs New Food Labels (Cartoon)

Posted by on March 10, 2014 at 12:49 pm

A little humor to go with all the new talk about food labels!    


More Environmental Trouble For Triclosan & Antibacterial Products

Posted by on February 26, 2014 at 1:23 pm

  If you’re familiar with the massive industrial chemical epidemic we’ve been dealing with for the last 30 years, than this new finding should come as no surprise to you.  A compound (Triclosan) found in antibacterial soaps, cosmetics, toothpastes and other products is increasing in Minnesota lakes and rivers  according to research by the University […]


FDA Changes Nutrition Facts Label – What You Should Know

Posted by on February 3, 2014 at 11:10 am

  After some time where we weren’t able to write here due to some technical stuff on the site here, we’re back with a short write up on the FDA’s revisions to the nutrition labels. Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read and understand.  The Food and […]


SAQ – Are Things Like Mr Clean Magic Erasers Safe?

Posted by on April 11, 2013 at 11:53 am

    It’s our countdown to Earth Day 2013!  One question I wish I’d known the answer to a long time ago is: Are things like Mr Clean magic erasers safe? Sometimes cleaning products that are marketed as easy / convenient and even fun to use are by no surprise thought of in the same […]