Biodegradeable Chewing Gum Goes On Sale In Britain

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A healthier earth friendly option for gum

It is an environmental scourge that saddles local government with clean-up bills running into hundreds of thousands of pounds. But today the world’s first biodegradable chewing gum is arriving on British supermarket shelves, potentially putting to an end the sticky mess caused by the conventional product.

Chicza Rainforest Gum is manufactured in Mexico by Consorcio Chiclero – a consortium of 56 co-operatives employing some 2,000 chicleros (gum farmers) and their families. The workers extract natural gum from the sap of the chicle tree, which is then used to make the product.

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Clean Your Nasal Passages With Bottled English Channel

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Salt Water Clean!

Schering-Plough Corporation have announced the launch of AFRIN® PureSeaTM Hydrating Nasal Rinse, the only nasal rinse product entirely made of 100 percent purified sea water. Available in the cold/allergy aisle at retailers nationwide, AFRIN PureSea is clinically proven to cleanse nasal and sinus passages of mucus, pollutants, and irritants so users can breathe freely.

“Nasal rinsing is a simple technique to cleanse nasal and sinus passages while helping you to breathe freely,” said Mary Jo DiMilia, M.D., an internist at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. “AFRIN PureSea is a new and convenient way to clean nasal passages, because it requires no mixing, minimal cleanup, and stays sterile even after the product is used.”

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