The true costs of that burger.
I’ve had Parabens on the brain lately. Parabens are a group of compounds widely used as antimicrobial preservatives in food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. They can be found in shampoos, deodorants, commercial moisturizers, shaving gels, cleansing gels, personal lubricants, topical pharmaceuticals and toothpaste, while they are also used as food additives. Why? They are inexpensive to make, and fight bacteria and fungus.
So why do we care? [Read more...]