More BPA Concerns Surface

More BPA Concerns Surface

A worrying read on the Civil Eats blog – our exposure to BPA (Bisphenol-A) is much worse than we think: According to a new study, exposure to the gender-bending chemical Bisphenol-A (BPA) is worse than previously estimated. The study, which … Continue reading

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BPA (Toxin) Found in 92% of Canned Food

BPA (Toxin) Found in 92% of Canned Food

BPA (Bisphenol-A) is dangerous, especially to pregnant women, and intake of canned food during gestation should be limited. This is the main conclusion of a recent study on the chemical compound that is used to line the inside of cans … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Minimize your Family’s BPA Exposure (+FDA Update)

6 Ways to Minimize your Family’s BPA Exposure (+FDA Update)

The FDA has an update for consumers on its efforts to determine the safety of BPA (Bisphenol-A), an industrial chemical unfortunately found in many plastic bottles and cans containing foods and beverages. This is happening less than 2 years after … Continue reading

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15 Quick Facts About BPA [Chemical Thingy in Bottles & Cans]

15 Quick Facts About BPA [Chemical Thingy in Bottles & Cans]

The December Edition of Consumer Reports, already out, is bringing BPA, a controversial chemical, back to the headlines. The non-profit publisher, Consumers Union, tested various canned foods for BPA and found alarmingly high values in daily staples such as tuna, … Continue reading

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Chicago Bans Baby Bottles with BPA

Chicago Bans Baby Bottles with BPA

Chicago is the first major US city to adopt a strict ban on Bisephenol A (BPA) in baby bottles and sippy cups. The measure was agreed upon unanimously by the city council a few days ago. Bisphenol-A  is a chemical … Continue reading

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BPA Going the Way of the Dinosaurs?

BPA Going the Way of the Dinosaurs?

Six US manufacturers will stop using Bisphenol-A (BPA) in plastic baby bottles, according to a recent Washington Post article: The six largest manufacturers of baby bottles will stop selling bottles in the United States made with bisphenol A, a controversial … Continue reading

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FDA yo-yo on BPA Risks

FDA yo-yo on BPA Risks

Image by Getty Images via Daylife From the New York Times: WEEKS after its own advisory board accused the Food and Drug Administration of failing to adequately consider research about the dangers of bisphenol-A, found in many plastic baby bottles, … Continue reading

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