Don’t Panic! Ketchup may kill you!

December 11, 2010 · 25 comments

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Don’t Panic! Ketchup may kill you! Recorded June 6, 2010 17:00 EDT Video I mentioned – The Disappearing Male. It’s here on YouTube, but only available in Canada šŸ™ so… here’s a link to google video version; hopefully available everywhere: Smart Plastics Guide (PDF) Understanding Plastic Codes Are Brita Filters OK? Brita in North America are manufactured and sold by Clorox; and some other names you wouldn’t immediately connect to a chemical company: Hidden Valley foods? Burt’s Bees? (“Every day, we work to develop truly natural products … and minimize the environment impact.”) Brita itself is behind the Mavea line in North America… And the Cartridges and pitchers are manufactured in Germany: Because, they are actually Brita filters: Oh, and for you folks in the UK and Europe, Brita now sell a glass pitcher: And on to cheap plastic plates… The Government of Canada Responds to Reports of Melamine in Food Products: What Are the Dangers of Melamine Dinnerware? Comments and Information about “MELAMINE” Toxicity And of course; very recent studies have shown PET (Type 1) plastics might yield endochrine disruptors. Which is hardly surprising really; considering most plastics are sourced

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