USA Today story highlights the mounting evidence on the link between prenatal BPA exposure and increased risk for later-life breast cancer.
As the evidence piles up about the devastating effects that prenatal chemical exposure can have on later-life health, we must consider what more can be done to protect pregnant women from toxic chemical exposures.
A new report looking at more than 60 peer-reviewed human and animal studies found the chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, increases the risk for breast and prostate cancers, infertility problems, early puberty, damaged immune systems, neurological problems, metabolic changes that promote obesity, and ailments like type 2 diabetes.
When I was pregnant with my daughter three years ago, no one in my doctor’s office mentioned anything about the potential risks associated with chemical exposures, nor did they mention anything about the steps I could take to avoid these exposures.
Our friends at Klean Kanteen have been long-time supporters of the Breast Cancer Fund and were BPA-free before it was trendy.
FDA’s ban on BPA in baby formula is another milestone in the people-powered movement to to get BPA out of our food.
Food deserts disproportionately expose people of color to toxic chemicals like BPA in food packaging. Article co-written with food justice organization.
Senator Dianne Feinstein’s BPA labeling bill garners media attention.
The Breast Cancer Fund’s statement on Senator Dianne Feinstein’s BPA labeling bill.
A statement by Janet Nudelman, director of program and policy, on the Ban Poisonous Additives Act of 2013.