FDA Bans BPA in Baby Formula (Media Roundup, 7/11/13- 7/12/13)

FDA’s ban on BPA in baby formula is another milestone in the people-powered movement to to get BPA out of our food.

Calif. governor proposes reforms to landmark toxics law (Environment & Energy Publishing, 5/8/13)

Reaction to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed changes to Prop. 65, the state’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act.

American Chemistry Council blocks state scientists from doing their jobs

Just as BPA disrupts our hormones, Big Chem is doing everything it can to disrupt the democratic process, using its money, power and influence to block government action that would protect pregnant women and children. On Friday, shortly after California’s Environmental Protection Agency had announced its decision to add BPA to its list of Prop … Read more…

Will Your Canned Soup Carry a Warning Label? (Rodale, 4/12/2013)

“The Prop 65 listing is yet another indictment of this toxic chemical that industry continues to argue is safe, despite waves of peer-reviewed scientific studies finding that BPA harms reproduction and is linked to breast cancer.”

U.S. report urges deeper look into breast cancer’s environmental links (Center for Public Integrity, 2/12/2013)

Only a fraction of federal research funding has gone toward examining links between breast cancer and ubiquitous chemicals such as the plastic hardening agent bisphenol A; the herbicide atrazine; and dioxin.