Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013
Agein.com, the Internet’s premier anti-aging web site focusing on anti-aging tips, news, and advice from some of the foremost experts in the industry, is congratulating both Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and Target Corporation for announcing that they will be phasing out toxic chemicals in a number of products, including personal care and cosmetics.
“The health and wellness experts at Agein.com congratulate both of these retailers for taking a giant step forward by getting its suppliers to disclose and phase out known toxic chemicals and implementing more environmentally friendly alternatives,” says Laura Foreman, Agein.com’s Anti-Aging Life Coach. “American retailers are listening to consumers’ demand for greater transparency and their desire for safer products.”
Wal-Mart announced that it will require its supplier to phase out around 10 hazardous chemicals from personal care products, cosmetics, and cleaning products sold in its stores. The company will also require suppliers to disclose the chemicals used in those products. (Source: d'Innocenzio, A., “Wal-Mart phasing out some chemicals in cosmetics,” Yahoo! Finance, September 12, 2013; http://finance.yahoo.com/news/wal-mart-phasing-chemicals-cosmetics-200201759.html.)
“Like most Americans, we believe the products we use are safe for our families, but this simply isn’t the case. There are reported links between chemicals in everyday household products, cosmetics, and medicines and diseases such as cancer, obesity, and infertility,” Foreman adds. “Unfortunately, we cannot just shop around these issues. It’s important that consumers take action and ensure our families and communities are not being exposed to
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