Lead in Landfills?

(I promise I will research and post about something other than lead soon. This particular issue has been surrounding me lately. Stay tuned, themes such as health/body care, organic food, and more on plastics will be explored in upcoming posts!) After the saga described in the last post, I called two experts about lead in […]

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Lead in My House —

I’ve been so worried about possible lead in our blinds, our toys from China, plastic bowls, you name it. Our house was built in 1975, and that predates the lead ban in paint in 1978, but it had been completely redone for the most part, and I thought it was lead free. My husband and […]

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Lead Paint Test Kits, What Gives?

As if all the recalls and the worries about lead in bibs, Christmas lights, toys, cords wasn’t enough– we have to deal with the recent reports that the test kits themselves are unreliable. So, I went out in search of information about these test kits. I myself have used the Homax Lead Check test kit […]

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New Toy Safety Reports–

U.S. PIRG released its 2007 Report, Trouble in Toyland yesterday. It contains very valuable information about toys that are dangerous and still on store shelves for this holiday shopping season. Here is an excerpt from the report: “There have been an unprecedented 25 million toys recalled from China alone in 2007, many from gold standard […]

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