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Keeping Healthy Chickens Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama Creative Green Living 1

The only chicken book available today that discusses protecting your chickens from lead-poisoning!

Hey friends! My good friend Carissa Bonham (Creative Green Living) wrote a new book “Proven Techniques For Keeping Healthy Chickens” [including “101 all natural tips & tricks”]. Fun Fact: I collaborated with Carissa to create a section in this book about protecting your backyard flock from being lead-poisoned. We’re both pretty sure this is the […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting @ Target! Vinyl T-Shirt Designs

Please check out this little video below that Carissa (from Creative Green Living) and I made, testing children’s t-shirts hot of the display shelf at Target! If you appreciate what I do & would like to support my advocacy work (including the XRF testing I do of consumer goods) please consider clicking through to Amazon from one of my […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting: Recycled Tinted Glass & Cocktails!

Please check out this little video below that Carissa (from Creative Green Living) and I made, testing recycled tinted glass from Spain, hot of the display shelf at Target! As we say in the video, recycled glass is often very high in lead.  I can’t say from looking at a product if it is going to leach […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting at Target: Riedel Vivant “Crystal”

Please check out this little video below that Carissa (from Creative Green Living) and I made, testing Riedel Vivant lead-free “crystal” wine goblets hot of the display shelf at Target! Click here to see these goblets on Amazon. Learn more about concerns for leaded crystal here. If you appreciate what I do & would like to support my advocacy […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting at Target! Corelle Dishes

Please check out this little video below that Carissa (from Creative Green Living) and I made, testing Corelle dishes hot of the display shelf at Target! The Bella Faenza white dishes were lead-free! Learn more about Corelle Dishes here & here. If you appreciate what I do & would like to support my advocacy work (including […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting: Target Threshold 2017; White Dishes (video)

My friend Carissa and I decided to do some “drop-in XRF Testing“ of new products in stores (testing them for the presence of toxic heavy metals – including lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic).  Please note: we’re calling it #GuerrillaXRFTesting because you are mostly not allowed to film in stores (not because you are not allowed to use an […]

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Dr. Mercola’s Coverage of the Green Sprouts Sippy Cup “Issue”

Click the image below to read Dr. Joseph Mercola’s coverage of the Green Sprouts sippy cup situation. Dr. Mercola has made a few errors in his post and we let him know about this, hopefully he will update it soon! This story is from his website on Feb 27, 2017 Click here to support my […]

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#LeadedSippyCups: My original letter to the GreenSprouts Cup manufacturer.

Newly manufactured sippy cup: 3003 ppm lead. Click the image of the letter below to see a full size PDF of my original letter reporting these results to the manufacturer. If you appreciate my advocacy work (including the testing I do for parents around the world) please consider contributing to my “GoFundMe” during this very […]

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