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The Eco Well podcast

Dec 3, 2019

This episode featured a conversation with Ally Hasbun, PhD student researching cannabis. CBD (Cannabidiol) cosmetics is a big trend right now, but how much do we really know about this cannabinoid? Pertinent to this discussion, just a couple of days ago, the FDA issued warning letters to 15 companies for illegally...


Nov 26, 2019

This episode featured a conversation with Dr Ryan Armstrong, Biomedical Engineer, public health and consumer advocate and Executive Director at Bad Science Watch. We talked about MLM essential oils and all the dangerous misinformation they’re perpetuating. This was a topic a lot of you wanted me to cover on the...


Nov 19, 2019

This episode featured a conversation with Jonathan Jarry, science communicator at McGill University at the Office for Science and Society, and co-host of the podcast The Body of Evidence, a show that takes a skeptical eye at health claims. Our conversation was focused on evidence and facts, particularly in the health,...


Nov 12, 2019

This episode featured a conversation with Pia Long, perfumer, fragrance industry consultant, columnist at Perfumer & Flavorist and co-founder of Olfiction, a fragrance consultancy based in Europe. What do we mean when we say “natural” fragrance? This was the topic featured in this episode. We covered what...


Nov 5, 2019

This episode featured an episode with Stephen Kirk on cosmetic allergens. Stephen is a regulatory toxicologist by vocation. He spent 14 years working in regulatory toxicology in the pharmaceutical space, eventually moving into the cosmetics space while working for Boots Pharmaceuticals, reviewing the safety of...