Archive for the ‘Scoopaway News’ Category

Herbal Medicines, The Update…

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Scoopaway and the Traditional Herbal Medicinal Product Directive (THMPD)

The changes in the law regarding the sales of herbal medicines came  into effect on 1st May 2011.

The law was passed to ensure that herbal medicines being sold have a license, making them ‘safer’ for the consumer.  So since the 1stof May 2011 it is now illegal to place herbal medicines onto the market without a license granted from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).  (more…)

Milking It!

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

A short feature on milks not normally found in supermarkets:

Goat’s Milk – “One of the most unusual things about Goats is that they don’t have to produce kids every year to stay in milk”, says Ros Earthy of the British Goat Society. “Some will go on milking for 3 or even 4 years after a kid, often giving a gallon or more of milk a day. If it is properly chilled, there is not any strong difference between goat’s milk and cow’s”. There are however some health imperatives for making the switch.


Use Your Grains

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Grains and Cereals offer excellent nutritional value for the whole family. Whole un-refined grains are of course far superior to the refined variety which are lower in fibre and nutrition. They are an excellent source of slow burning carbohydrate and protein. Cereals come from cultivated grasses such as wheat, rice, corn, oats, rye and barley. (more…)

Ecover is Changing it’s Range…

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Ecover’s new idea is to concentrate their cleaning fluids and so, along with their refills, allow for reduction in packaging.   Ecover refils are available in Scoopaway, and we do the refilling for you so you dont have to worry about getting messy. (more…)

Cleaning with Bicarb…

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Bicarbonate of soda has many names including, Bicarb, Baking Soda, Sodium Bicarbonate or Bread Soda to name a few.  (more…)

The Chemicals Within!

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Gone are the days of spraying on thick toxic cleaning chemicals to clean your house hold ovens and surfaces, or so you thought…