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May 2012 Newsletter - Happy Earth Day!

What's New:

    • Chemical cuisine: What's really in your food

    • Which food additives to avoid?

    • 'Pink Slime' and other weird stuff

    • Health alert: New lead poisoning limits

    • Six ways to get a greener lawn in less time

    • Green product watch: Best toilet paper


Plus Video: Money-saving spring cleaning products.




Chemical cuisine: What's really in your food.
Want to cut back on food additives? Of the thousands of additives out there, most of what's added is some form of sugar or salt.
Find the facts.



Which food additives to avoid?
Sulfites in wine, sugar alcohols in candy — these are just some of the food additives that can cause mild to life-threatening health risks for certain people.
Get expert health advice.



'Pink Slime' and other weird stuff.
The food industry has come up with lots of strange additives, including the now infamous meat filler, 'pink slime.' Viruses, bugs, and even beavers are among the more unappetizing ingredients.
Weird but edible ingredients.



Health alert: New lead poisoning limits.
Children are at greatest risk from highly toxic lead. And now health experts are calling for stronger limits and testing for lead poisoning.
How to protect your family.



Six ways to get a greener lawn in less time.
You can save as much as 65 hours a year and still have a lush lawn. Check out what the experts recommend for fertilizing, watering, mowing, and more.
Guide to a great lawn.



Green product watch: Best toilet paper.
Rolls that do away with the cardboard tube are the latest trend in toilet-paper marketing. But they aren't the best choices in Consumer Reports' tests.
Find the winners.
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