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Seafood Contaminated by Neutrogena, Johnson & Johnson Products

A new study confirms that fish and seafood contaminated with harmful plastic fragments can be traced back to products like Neutrogena’s Deep Clean and Johnson & Johnson’s Clean & Clear. According to the International Campaign Against Microbeads In Cosmetics, microbeads pass into household waste water streams directly and are too small to be retained by the standard […]

July 22nd

Toxin in a Can

( As a food-borne disease, botulism has been eradicated from the United States for the most, but its dangers still lurk in home-processed foods, specially in canned foods. The disease is caused by a very potent toxin that attacks the nervous system, paralyzing its victim. Produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum, the toxin kills by […]

November 11th

Pistachio Recall – is Anything Safe to Eat Anymore?

After my family and I enjoyed several handfuls of pistachios at a get- together last weekend, I was surprised to hear yesterday about the latest food recall. Federal food officials are warning Americans to avoid any food containing pistachios because of possible salmonella contamination.  (Just like the recent problems with peanuts.) All of this food […]

April 1st