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    Exclamation Newspapers for bedding

    Thank you stepnstone for bringing this to our attention.

    Quote Originally Posted by stepnstone
    Just found this...
    Though newspaper ink has notoriously been known to be toxic in past years, Newspaper Association of America (NAA) regulations have required newspapers to switch to natural ink make of soy products. According to the NAA, over 95 percent of newspapers use this new, more environmentally friendly ink as of 2010, but the remaining 5 percent or so may still contain toxic materials. Toxic ink can cause repercussions if recycled since recycled newsprint usually goes into other materials such as cardboard or other widely used materials. Old newsprint is also used as animal bedding and could cause harm to animals.

    Read more: How to Test the Ink in Newspapers to See if It Is Toxic |

    I personally would not trust not having the 5%...
    Last edited by Nancy in New York; 02-18-2013 at 07:08 PM.

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