From Parentables: Bisphenol A Found In Canned Soup Marketed To Kids

September 27, 2011 by  
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Image credit Breast Cancer Fund A new study from the Breast Cancer Fund shows that BPA is found in canned foods marketed specifically to kids . This should be no surprise to TreeHugger readers; we have been talking about BPA lining cans for years . All of the manufacturers are looking for substitutes for the stuff, but haven’t found a decent one yet, particularly for products containing tomatoes. Over at

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Weekday Vegetarian: Moroccan Stuffed Tomatoes

September 2, 2011 by  
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Photo: Kelly Rossiter We’ve been eating tomatoes at pretty much every meal for the past two weeks, except last night when my husband cried “enough” and I made a Chinese stir fry with nary a tomato in sight. No doubt a lot of you are feeling the same way, but as I said to my Parentables editor who was bemoaning the glut of tomatoes from her garden , just think about January for a minute. Don’t those tomatoes look absolutely delicious now? … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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On Parentables: 5 Ways to Save Money When Eating Out

August 25, 2011 by  
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Back in the Bush Recession, TreeHugger did a lot of posts on Frugal Green Living, , but talking about depressions got depressing. However now that we appear to double dipping, it may be time to recycle the subject. Sibling site Parentables picks up the story with 5 Ways to Save Money When Eating Out , assuming that … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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In Parentables: Should the Government be Medicating my Kids? Chemist Mom Looks at the Fluoride Debate

August 9, 2011 by  
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Much to my surprise, in socialist cheese-eating Europe they rarely fluoridate water because it is considered a government intrusion on personal freedom of choice. Christine writes in Parentables: The debate is philosophical: does the government have any business forcing fluoride on citizens, especially when it is easier than ever to get fluoride by own’s own initiative? This argument does not depend on the health effects. In Europe, the decision to stop fluoridation was made not due to hazards, but due to the activism against th… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Headbanging Recycled Heavy Metal T-Shirt Quilts By Ben Venom (Photos)

August 9, 2011 by  
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Photos: Ben Venom Like combining heavy metal and vegan cuisine , the tough masculine image of this extreme musical genre may seem at odds with the folksy domesticity of quilting. Yet American artist Ben Venom skillfully reconciliates these two opposites, using vintage heavy metal t-shirts as the raw material for his incredible quilts. Similar to traditional quilts which commemorate a family history by stitching together salvaged pieces fabric, Venom’s insane patchwork quilts offer a… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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