Pet Food Co. Committed To Limiting Environmental Paw Print

July 17, 2015 by  
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In 2002, Lucy Postins was looking for a healthier way to feed her Rhodesian Ridgeback, Mosi, who was suffering from food allergies. With a background in pet nutrition, she began crafting her own recipe using minimally processed dehydrated…

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New study suggests that feeding peanut products to infants may reduce peanut allergies

February 26, 2015 by  
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You may have heard the often-repeated advice that infants with food allergies shouldn’t be given peanut products because they may increase their risk of developing potentially life-threatening peanut allergies . If you’ve been following that advice, listen up: new research suggests that giving your infant peanuts may actually reduce your child’s chances of developing a peanut allergy. Confused? Read on for all the details. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: feeding children peanuts , feeding infants peanuts , food allergies , food allergies in children , infant food allergies , infant peanut allergies , infant peanuts , peanut allergies , peanut allergies in children , preventing peanut allergies , reducing food allergies , toddler food allergies , toddler peanut allergies

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7 DIY face masks for healthy, gorgeous spring skin

February 26, 2015 by  
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Italian Scientists are Developing Genetically Modified Hypoallergenic Apples

March 22, 2013 by  
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A team of allergists, molecular biologists and plant physiologists in Italy are collaborating to develop a hypo-allergenic apple that could represent the next frontier in genetically-modified foods. Apples aren’t typically known as a potent allergen — at worst, they may cause your tongue and lips to become itchy and blister. But the team of scientists is using the apple as a test case, and they’re trying to decode the genetic markers that cause some people to experience an allergic reaction to apples. The technique is likely to be controversial because it involves genetic modification , and there’s concern that modifying the genetic makeup of an apple could produce other unexpected allergens. Read the rest of Italian Scientists are Developing Genetically Modified Hypoallergenic Apples Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple allergy , food allergies , genetic modification , genetically modified foods , gmo apples , GMO foods , hypo-allergenic apple , hypo-allergenic foods , hypoallergenic apple , hypoallergenic foods , non gmo

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New Research Links Pesticides in Tap Water to Rise in Food Allergies

December 8, 2012 by  
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Image courtesy of Shutterstock Food allergies have become an increasing concern over recent years, especially for new parents. A study found that between 1997 and 2007, the rate of food allergies rose a full 18%, with Center for Disease Control reporting that 15 million people are now effected—and new research suggests that pesticides in tap water could be a contributing factor. The report, published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology , found that dichlorophenol-containing pesticides used in water chlorination have a direct link to food allergies in the human body. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Annals of Allergy , Asthma and Immunology , center for disease control , childhood allergies , dichlorophenol , food allergies , Health , pesticides health , tap water , water chlorination

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15 Great Green Gifts for the Gadget Geek in Your Life

December 8, 2012 by  
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There was a time when only the rich could afford the latest cool eco gadgets – but now there are so many to choose from it’s hard to know what’s good and what’s not. That’s why we’ve put together a sound list of sustainable gifts that the green geek in your life will love. From foldable eco-speakers to a solar-powered Nokero reading light , a water-powered clock and even a tablet stand and keyboard made from bamboo , these gifts are both fun and sustainable. Hit the jump to check out our nifty guide, and feel free to pass it on if you’re so inspired. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , Amplifiear , bedol water-powered clock , christmas gifts , eco christmas , eco friendly home gifts , eco friendly presents , eco gadgets , eco holiday , eco presents , eco xmas , eco-friendly gifts , eco-gifts , electree solar charger , environmentally friendly gifts , environmentally friendly presents , foldable eco speakers from fashionation , folding electric bicycle , gift guide , gifts for homeowners , gifts for the home , green christmas , green gadgets , green gift guide , green gifts for homeowners , green gifts for the home , green gifts for the kitchen , green holiday , green holiday gift guide , green holidays , green home decor , green presents , green xmas , holiday gifts , holidays , ipad speakers , iZen Bamboo keyboard , mushroom greenzero travel charger , nokero crestone solar light bulbs , nokero reading light , pedal power bicycle generator roller , peddle-powered smartphone bicycle light , solar powered water bottle cap , solar-powered hybrid light , spark tablet case , sustainable gifts , usb cell battery pack , xmas gifts

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Starbucks Admits Its Strawberry Drinks Are Colored with Crushed Parasitic Beetles

March 30, 2012 by  
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Starbucks recently found itself in hot water when news that the red dyes used in their strawberry drinks contained  cochineal , a coloring made from crushed parasitic beetles . The ingredient has turned more than a few stomachs as it’s unfriendly to vegetarian customers, carries a few negative health impacts of its own, and ranks incredibly high on the “eww” factor scale. Starbucks’ Strawberries and Creme Blended Drinks and Strawberry Smoothies were cheerfully touted as vegan in the past — if one opts for them to be made with soy milk — but their “natural” dyes will now cause many to reconsider. Read the rest of Starbucks Admits Its Strawberry Drinks Are Colored with Crushed Parasitic Beetles Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: artificial dyes , beetle dye , carmine color , cochineal dye , food allergies , natural coloring , red dye , starbuck pink dye , starbucks , starbucks bug dye , starbucks frappuchino , starbucks smoothie , strawberries and creme , vegan drinks , vegetarian food

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7 Ways Food Allergies Could Actually Be Good for You — and the Earth

August 12, 2010 by  
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A food allergy diagnosis can range from being a minor inconvenience — like having to read labels to check for food dye — to a major health issue (think extreme, lethal allergies to milk, eggs, and nuts). But let’s look at the bright side for a moment: If you’re forced to pay attention to every ingredient that goes onto your plate, you could also be making better choices for your health and the environment — from choosing foods with smaller carbon footprints to defaulting to organic produce over packaged goods. In fact, we could learn a lot from the way people with food allergies approach their plate…

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