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Demanding Better: How Consumers Can Push for Safer Products with Leah Segedie of Mamavation.

Demanding Better: How Consumers Can Push for Safer Products with Leah Segedie of Mamavation.

Do you blindly assume that big brand companies have your back when it comes to testing the safety of their products? You shouldn’t. Your health depends on it. 

In the latest episode of The Darin Olien Show, I sit down with Leah Segedie from Mamavation, as we take a skeptical look at major companies, even those marketing themselves as clean and organic. We answer questions about whether they are truly prioritizing consumer well-being. Leah argues that profit motive often takes precedence over proper safety testing and responsible practices.

We discuss greenwashing and deceptive “natural” claims that are misleading marketing tactics to prey on consumer trust. We go over the fact that companies need to be more transparent and held accountable for creating safe products, putting people before profits.

Overall, we urge listeners to think critically, dig deeper when evaluating “organic” claims, and use their purchasing power to support companies that are honest and responsible. We advocate for consumers to take charge of their health by demanding better from brands

 Leah Segedie helps women make safer consumer choices for their families. She’s a consumer watchdog, author, activist, community organizer, & strategist. Leah founded award-winning consumer activist website and the leading eco-friendly influencer conference,  ShiftCon Social Media Conference. She also wrote Green Enough: Eat Better, Live Cleaner, Be Happier (All Without Driving Your Family Crazy!) to democratize scientific findings and help families make safer & greener product choices.  


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What we discuss…

  • Leah’s start in safer choices due to family 
  • You can’t assume products are safe
  • Some manufacturers are just naive 
  • Surprising places you’ll find toxic materials 
  • The only way to change is for the entire industry to come together
  • Sperm health is down 50% in virility because of phthalates
  • Creating a better world 
  • The most toxic bathroom item
  • Led in Stanley cups
  • What Leah’s most concerned about 

…and more!


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