Toxins found in children’s clothes from big fashion brands
By Lo Wie
Environmental activists have urged parents to avoid children’s clothes that contain heavy dyes and plastic prints – including those from big fashion brands – because they are likely to contain potentially harmful chemicals.
Greenpeace said yesterday it had found nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPE) in children’s clothing from all 12 brands sold in 25 countries it tested last year, including Gap, Adidas, Burberry and Disney …
South China Morning Post – PUBLISHED: Tuesday, 14 January, 2014, 12:32 pm – UPDATED: Wednesday, 15 January, 2014, 12:13 am
New Look And Forever 21 Follow Zara’s Ban On Angora Fur
By Jessica Bridgeman
More major high-street stores take positive action against angora production
New Look and Forever 21 have followed in the footsteps of fellow high-street stores Zara and Topshop to ban angora products.
Reacting to shocking video footage released by PETA, New Look and Forever 21 are the latest stores to halt production of angora fur …
instyle.co.uk – Tuesday 14 January, 2014
Iceland health authorities ban “whale beer”, reports say
By our dpa-correspondent and Europe Online
Reykjavik (dpa) – Health authorities in Iceland have halted sales of a beer containing whale meal, which a local brewer claimed was a “healthy, low-fat alternative” to traditional beer, news reports said Tuesday.
Whaling firm Hvalur that makes the whale flour did not have a license to produce it for human consumption, said Helgi Helgason, an inspector with the public health authority in western Iceland.
“Therefore we must stop the production”, Helgason told broadcaster RUV …
Europe Online Magazine – Tuesday, 14 January, 2014
Whale Meat Beer From Icelandic Brewery Stirs Up Controversy, Outrages Conservationists
by Nick Visser
From Mother Nature Network’s Bryan Nelson ( www.mnn.com/food/beverages/sto… ):
It’s a good time to be a beer drinker. A microbrew revolution is underway, and breweries worldwide seem to be constantly trying to outdo one another with new flavors and unique brewing techniques. There are beers brewed with everything from exotic grains and spices, to artificially flavored hops, fruits like apricots and pumpkins, moon dust ( seriously – www.mnn.com/food/beverages/blo… ), even whale meat …
Huffington Post – Posted: 01/13/2014 4:49 pm EST
Published by „the fellbeißer“© (Jan 14, 2014)