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…
After 40 years of war on cancer, this year more than half a million Americans are expected to die from cancer – about 1,500 a day – and nearly 1.5 million new cases will be diagnosed.
“Widespread exposure to environmental toxins poses a serious threat to Americans, causing ‘grievous harm’ that government agencies have not adequately addressed, according to a strongly worded report released today by the President’s Cancer Panel …”
It’s here: the long-awaited President’s Cancer Panel report Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk: What We Can Do Now, and it’s not good news for BPA or any of the other cancer-causing and hormone-disrupting chemicals the Breast Cancer Fund is working to restrict.
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.
Congress is finally going to take a serious crack at reforming the totally outdated and broken system of chemical regulation at the Environmental Protection Agency. After years of hard work by a coalition of environmental health organizations including the Breast Cancer Fund…
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 Bay Area is ground zero for natural and organic – including skincare and the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.