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About katiekieffer

Katie is the proprietress of The Clean G, a homeschool mom and wife who values natural living. She is passionate about living a toxin-free life (ok, minimal exposure anyway), living in harmony with nature, and learning every day.

Terrorism…or tyranny?

Seriously? This is just crazy. Or is it?  Who does this type of classification protect?   Listed as terrorists: Undercover investigators. Reason: Exposing animal abuse in feed lots.   Tim DeChristopher. Reason: Disrupting an illegal oil and gas lease auction. … Continue reading

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BPA = Toxin Free? Methinks Not So Fast…

I knew it. I just knew it! When they started going “BPA free” my first thought was “Well what are they using in place of BPA, do they know it’s safe? Has it been tested? I doubt it.” And I … Continue reading

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Cola Color Causes Cancer?

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has called for the FDA to ban the use of caramel coloring in food. This caramel coloring is found in many food and beverage items such as dark sodas, dessert mixes, cough … Continue reading

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Plastic Rice?

Really? There is plastic rice being sold in the Chinese town of Taiyuan, in Shaanxi province. This “rice” is made of potatoes, sweet potatoes and plastic resins. Sources include: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/02/08/report-china-fake-rice-plastic/ http://veryvietnam.com/2011-01-22/china-makes-fake-rice-from-plastic-vietnam-reacts/ http://www.naturalnews.com/031344_plastic_rice.html#ixzz1DwxwA8ac Very Vietnam, an online publication states: “A Chinese … Continue reading

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Hello and Welcome!

Hello and welcome world! This new blog is all about toxins in our environment. From cleaning supplies & air fresheners to those toxins that are labeled as medicine (yeah, we know some are needed and life saving, and we’ll be … Continue reading

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