Sure, you’ve monitored the toys for recalls and toxic contents, but what about your handbag? Does it have that shiny fake leather feel (read:PVC). And I’ve written about toxins in carseats on this site before, but it is hard to keep track of what the best options are. Thankfully, Healthystuff.org has developed a searchable database […]
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Thank goodness a reader let me know that this train that we have (and is played with regularly) has been recalled in Canada for containing high levels of barium. Apparently barium can cause (according to Health Canada), ” nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and cramps as well as more severe symptoms.” I’ve never even heard of barium […]
It was a busy year– so much happening in the world of environmental health and green living. From deciding whether to vaccinate your child for the Swine Flu, to the continued Saga of BPA, and the increased reporting on green and environmental topics, there was never a lull of topics to write about. But maybe […]
(Please forgive my lack of posting for a few days. Our family was stricken with an awful intestinal bug. I’ve been down for the count and it hasn’t been pretty.) Okay, readers, I know that despite your best intentions, some plastic from China has probably entered your house over the holiday. Maybe even painted wood […]