Consumer Alerts

5 Medications Outpowered By Curcumin

The compound curcumin within turmeric is likely nature's most powerful alternative to these five over-the-counter medications.

Consumer Alert: CDC Warns “Do Not Eat Romaine Lettuce” Amid E. Coli Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Tuesday that Americans SHOULD NOT eat any romaine lettuce, stating that “consumers who have any type of romaine lettuce in their home should not eat it and should throw it away, even if some of it was eaten and no one has gotten sick.” Sponsored Link...

The FDA Approved a Drug for a Disease That No Longer Exists – But Here’s Why

It sounds like a fishy Big Pharma scheme, but the FDA actually had a pretty good reason to approve this one.

Consumer Alert: 92% Of Breakfast Foods Tested Contained Dangerous Levels of Glyphosate

In a new study released by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), products from Quaker and General Mills have been found to be laced with unacceptable levels of a dangerous weed-killer. The EWG’s report found that Monsanto’s infamous weed-killer, Roundup — which contains the controversial chemical glyphosate — is found in many breakfast foods geared toward...

FDA (Finally) Bans Artificial Flavors Found In Ice Cream and Candy

“This is an important win for American families, who were consuming these cancer-causing "flavors" without even knowing it"

Even at “Safe” Levels, Glyphosate Can Disrupt Gut Bacteria

Emerging research shows that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, can destroy the beneficial bacteria in the gut. Because the health of the gut influences total body health, this adverse effect is contributing to an expanding list of ills that includes diabetes, heart disease, cancer, autism, obesity, irritable bowel disease, depression,...

Common Disinfectant Linked to Antibiotic Resistance

Triclosan and other ingredients found in many anti-bacterial household products, are building up in the environment, which can change the ecosystem and fuel bacterial resistance to antibiotics.

Is BPA a Risk Factor For IBD?

Groundbreaking new research suggests BPA may be a leading factor in irritable bowel disease.

Consumer Alert: Chemicals in Varnish and Paint May Increase MS Risk

Swedish researchers found that organic solvents in varnish, paint and other products can harm the nervous system.

Consumer Alert: Cancer-Causing Toxins in Nonstick Cookware End Up in Water Supply

Some of the conveniences that come with modern life, such as nonstick cookware, waterproof clothing and stain-resistant carpets, come with a downside — the chemicals used to make them are ending up in the water supply.