Kathleen Schuler

What is Arsenic Doing in Baby Cereal?

What is Arsenic Doing in Baby Cereal?

Many parents choose rice cereal as one of baby’s first solid foods, unknowingly exposing vulnerable babies to a toxic chemical that affects brain development and is linked to cancer.

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Baby Retailers – Help Parents Take the Worry out of Shopping

Baby Retailers – Help Parents Take the Worry out of Shopping

More and more parents are looking for baby products that don’t contain chemicals of concern

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Target and Best Buy Leading on Toxic Chemical Protections

Target and Best Buy are among the leaders in a new report, Who’s Minding the Store? — A Report Card on Retailer Actions to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals

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Rural Kids & Pesticides – Reduce Your Family’s Exposure

Rural Kids & Pesticides – Reduce Your Family’s Exposure

Kids in both rural and urban areas are exposed to pesticides in homes, schools and communities. And it will take more than individual action to better protect the health of these children.

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A Whole Foods Diet Reduces Exposure to Chemicals

A Whole Foods Diet Reduces Exposure to Chemicals

A diet rich in whole foods will provide good nutrition, reduce exposure to chemicals in food packaging and help protect the body against routine chemical exposures. We need the food we eat to nurture our body, not harm it.

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Hidden Scents in Our Products and the Great Lakes

Hidden Scents in Our Products and the Great Lakes

I’m betting you’ve never heard of galaxolide. Galaxolide is a little known chemical that is very likely in your body and in your home. It’s a synthetic ingredient that gives perfumes and colognes a musky scent.

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BPA in Canned Food – Still a Problem

BPA in Canned Food – Still a Problem

Most people are aware that the hormone disrupting chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) was used in plastic baby bottles and water bottles in the past. Consumer demand and state regulation, including in Minnesota, pushed the marketplace to safely eliminate BPA from … Continue reading

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The New York Times and Chemical Reform

The New York Times and Chemical Reform

West Virginia and Minnesota – our chemical link.

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Harmful Chemicals Found in Cosmetics

Harmful Chemicals Found in Cosmetics

Many people are aware that there are chemicals of concern in personal care products, but we don’t expect to find flame retardants and Teflon chemicals in products we put on our bodies.

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What’s in Your Wallet?

What’s in Your Wallet?

Using hand sanitizer before handling BPA-tainted receipts, increases the absorption of BPA and handling food without first washing hands with soap and water will further increase BPA levels in the body.

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