Archive for December, 2006

Nasoya Refrigerated Organic Dressings

Published: 6 December 2006
Category: Organic Products in Glass

product image Nasoya recently released its new, Asian-inspired organically certified refrigerated dressings that are dairy-free and lactose-free alternatives to traditional salad dressings. Available in six flavors—Lemongrass Ginger, Peppercorn Parm, Tangy Blue, Creamy Italian, Thousand Island, and Wasabi Ranch—each dressing offers an irresistibly delicious taste. These preservative free, kosher dressings are now available 10.5 oz. glass jars featuring full-shrink sleeve labels and are the perfect compliment to salads, as well as tofu, poultry, beef, seafood, noodles and rice.

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Marukan Organic Rice Vinegars

Published: 6 December 2006
Category: Organic Products in Glass

product image Since 1649, the Marukan company has brewed its rice vinegar slowly and meticulously, using traditional techniques that it has developed and perfected over more than 300 years. Marukan uses only the highest grade organic rice to create a rich and full vinegar. Marukan’s new Seasoned Organic Rice Vinegar Dressing is made from California organic rice, organic cane sugar, natural sea salt and is preservative free. Marukan also recently introduced its new Organic Rice Vinegar. These new Marukan Vinegars can be found at Whole Foods stores nationwide in 12 oz. glass bottles.

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Drew’s Organic Chipotle-Lime Medium Salsa and Organic Double Roasted Medium Salsa

Published: 6 December 2006
Category: Organic Products in Glass

product image Chef Drew has added to his line of USDA certified organic salsas with two new varieties, Organic Chipotle-Lime Medium Salsa and Organic Double Fire Roasted Medium Salsa. Made with authentic roasted chili, flavorful Organic Anaheim peppers, ripe tomatoes, garlic, lime juice and cilantro, these salsas are worthy of the finest fiesta. Chef Drew gets his inspiration for cooking from all over the world and recognizes at-home cooks’ needs for quality, natural ingredients and bold flavors. These two new salsas are packaged in 12 oz. glass jars.

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Maine Root handcrafted beverages

Published: 6 December 2006
Category: Organic Products in Glass

product image Maine Root beverages are made with organic evaporated cane juice, carbonated purified water, natural extracts, spices and botanicals and are USDA certified organic. These sodas are the creation of two brothers, Matt and Mark Seiler, who are reportedly to soda “what the Coen brothers are to film.” The brothers’ Maine Root sodas come in the following three natural flavors: Ginger Brew, Root Beer, and Sarsaparilla, which is a lighter version of Maine Root’s Root Beer, using less clove in the mix to allow the taste of wintergreen to be showcased. Maine Root organic sodas are available in thousands of locations in 29 states in 366 mL amber and green glass bottles.

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Phthalates “shown to affect humans” in some studies

Published: 4 December 2006
Category: Phthalates, Cancer link & plastic packaging, Hormonal Changes, Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS

According to this article in Time Magazine, certain chemicals in toxic toys may pose a threat to human health. The article focuses on chemicals such as phthalates and bisphenol A (BPA), which are used in the manufacturing of some plastics. Both chemicals are reportedly found in some plastic food and beverage packaging, and […]

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