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For Maureen Burke, “gluten-free” is not just the latest diet trend -- it’s a way of life. Since being diagnosed with celiac disease in the late 1980s, Burke has wrestled with her intolerance of gluten. And now, as chef and owner of One...
Will consumers pay $20 for a reusable glass drinking bottle? Walt Himelstein thinks so. The Owings Mills environmental chemist and entrepreneur invented the Pure reusable glass drinking bottle, which features a shock-absorbing plastic sleeve that holds...
What did you do last week when "The Amazing Race" wasn't on? Did you think of Big Brother Rachel’s green sequins? Or of Army Dave’s biceps? Or the cute way that Kentucky Mark pukes when he’s in the back seat of a car? Oh, it’s so...
Organic products and those without preservatives and harsh processing remain big business in the United States — with $81 billion in sales last year — despite a tough economy. Sales in stores, online and in practitioners' offices were up 7...
The recent opinion piece written by a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute ("BPA ban exposes children to risks," May 3) is full of inaccuracies and produced by an organization that receives funding from the chemical and plastics...
I read with disappointment Angela Logomasini's misinformed commentary regarding a possible ban on baby food packaging containing the chemical Bisphenol-A ("BPA ban exposes children to risks," May 3). The article seems intent on creating a sense of panic...
A May 2, 2011 letter to the editor mischaracterizes a bill awaiting Gov. Martin O'Malley's signature on the chemical Bisphenol-A (BPA). The bill does not, as stated, ban infant formula infant formula and baby food packaging that contains more than 0.5...
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Dumb ideas are often infectious — especially in the world of politics. Lawmakers in several states, for example, are considering legislation similar to a foolhardy bill that the Maryland legislature passed last month that could itself actually...
Star TribuneA cornucopia of man-made chemicals -- including cocaine, DEET, synthetic estrogen, antibiotics, antidepressants and plastics derivatives -- are finding their way into even isolated Minnesota lakes, an indication that some contamination is becoming the...
Journey back 100 years in America's history. While industries touted the amazing properties and safety of using radium, mercury and asbestos in various manufacturing processes, workers were being made ill by daily exposure to such substances. As...
Seattle TimesBill Drummond, head of the Bonneville Power Administration, has it right. He describes the Columbia River Treaty as the most important document affecting the Northwest economy you never heard of. The treaty between the U.S. and Canada manages water flow...
I want to thank The Courant for helping to educate the public on the issue of children's exposure to toxins [April 30, op-ed, "Toxic Chemicals Bill Would Protect Kids"]. Infants today are born with more than 200 toxic chemicals polluting their blood....
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