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2011-04-21 04:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market today introduces its Eco-Scale(TM) Rating System - an industry-first set of tiered, green household cleaning standards - to help shoppers make smarter, greener choices for their homes and the planet. Whole Foods Market is the first national retailer to provide its own comprehensive, color-coded rating system for household cleaners. Under the new evaluation system, products will be rated--red, orange, yellow or green--based...

2010-08-03 08:17:00

Statistics on Unintended Exposures Reiterate Critical Importance of Proper Use, Storing Products "Up and Away" WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research compiling statistics on injuries from misuse of household cleaning products reiterates a major message for parents: the most important information on the product label is the safety and usage information. The American Cleaning Institute(SM) (ACI - formerly The Soap and Detergent Association) responded today to...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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