Organic News: End OF The Year 2011 Safe and Organic Facts.

1) Decaf coffee and tea: is it good for you?

2) Taking out toxicity from the nursery: Use Organic Mattresses and use wool, instead of PVC covers and the polyurethane foam inside.

3) A report released today identifies for the first time more than 650 brand name products that contain two hormone-disrupting toxic chemicals.

4) Kaiser Permanente has been doing some research

5)How to Avoid Flame Retardants:
"Buy furniture and textiles made from natural fibers like wool, jute or cotton – these materials are more naturally flame-resistant than synthetic fibers and require fewer chemical additives to meet flammability standards."
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Futons-Direct said...

Another informative blog, regarding flame retardants, here in the UK, sadly, the fabric on our futon mattresses has a fire resistant coating on the inside. The UK is the only country where this has to be done by law (an example of mindless bureauacracy) Don't know if I spelled that right, but you know what it means