Product Review by EvG team member Courtney Rasbach:
"Mega Minty freshness that will take your breath away." That is one of the quotes the company Desert Essence uses to describe their Natural Tea Tree Oil Ultra Care Mega Mint Toothpaste and Natural Tea Tree Oil Ultra Care Mega Mint Mouthwash. I'm happy to report that both of these products live up to that description!
I was deeply saddened when the blogosphere and social media world released information about Bob's Red Mill donating money to OHSU, a facility that is known to do animal testing. I recently interviewed Bob Moore and had posted the video just days before this happened. However, I was unsure how to react and felt that there must be more to the story - it didn't seem like Bob would knowingly give money to a place that did this kind of testing. Along with many other bloggers, Tweeters, and Facebook users I communicated my feelings to the company and even touched base with one of their team members via email, who seemed very disturbed by the situation. Well, the waiting paid off - Bob published a letter tonight on the company website explaining his decision and the Dean of OHSU responded as well. Here are the highlights: