Check out this powerful editorial (excerpted below) that calls out the 13 California Assembly members who abstained from voting in support of the Breast Cancer Fund-sponsored BPA bill. It’s up for a final vote today.
The chemical and pharmaceutical lobbyists are at it again, and this time, the California bill that would ban the synthetic hormone bisphenol A, or BPA, from baby bottles and infant food containers hangs in the balance. Investigative journalist Christina Jewett explains…
A report released today revealed that Americans who eat canned foods may be exposing themselves and their families to levels of bisphenol A (BPA) equivalent to levels shown to cause health problems in animals. The report, No Silver Lining: An Investigation into Bisphenol A in Canned Foods, release by a coalition of public and environmental health … Read more…
The Senate has a critical question before it: At the end of the day who are they accountable to – industry or kids?
It looks like bill language that would reduce exposure to BPA will be moving in the Senate as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
The EPA will take a closer look at BPA in drinking water, require tests by manufacturers to gauge its effects on wildlife, and…
Have mainstream journalists been too dismissive of the connection between toxic chemicals and increasing rates of development disorders, cancer and other illnesses?
The movement to ban or restrict BPA – the hormone-disrupting carcinogen found in hard plastics like baby bottles and sports water bottles, and in food can linings – is spreading.
Two of our Canadian colleagues launched a very personal experiment, exposing themselves to common food and personal care products, for their new book about chemicals in products — and people.
The Breast Cancer Fund is heartened that the FDA has registered concern about BPA and is advising parents to reduce children’s exposure while it further investigates the chemical.