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...the importance of the findings, say experts informed of the test results, is that they show the widespread contamination of our food supply and the environment.
Originally posted by RooskiZombi
reply to post by Char-Lee
That's so weird, I used to have Toms with fluoride free and then went a couple months later and not one on shelf at 3 different super markets had the fluoride free version. I switched to Jason, which is free of that junk and is made form sea algae.. Pretty nice stuff, or you can find online recipes for homemade toothpaste too which my hippy boyfriend is all over.
as for the article, baddmove, I am so disappointed. Look what I found on their page for the "values"
For more than 40 years, we've made all-natural teas that are good for our people and good for our planet. The philosophy of doing business in ways that are both people-friendly and planet-friendly is known as corporate social responsibility, and it is at the very core of the Celestial Seasonings story. We’ve always made doing business the right way a priority – from our humble beginnings in a Boulder barn to today serving more than 1.6 billion cups of tea per year.
Originally posted by Zarniwoop
reply to post by baddmove
So, Glaucus, who holds a short position with Hain, funded a very small amount of testing with an independent lab that was done sometime in 2012? I wonder why the FDA hasn't stepped in and/or no other testing was done since then.
Again, not saying it's false, but I do wonder if the report is a bit overblown. It looks to me like they are challenging the "100% natural" statement of the brand, rather than it being unhealthy. The intent of the report seems to be about the valuation of the company. rather than the protection of consumers.
Here's their report...
The results are apparently cut and pasted from the lab report and they do not point out which specific test results failed. For that, you'd have to look up each one and cross reference to this site, which would only take a day or two.
All they show you is...
Based on the results of the testing, the concentration of one or more of the compounds targeted for analysis in the sample exceeds the US MRL’s as stated in 40CFR180
Why hide the details?
Why not link the full lab report?
Dump your tea if you want , but that decision is likely based on biased nonsense.
edit on 20-4-2013 by Zarniwoop because: (no reason given)