Eat like a Mennonite (New York Times, 1/18/2013)

What does it take for a modern American family to lower its BPA levels? Author Florence Williams offers a peek into her stint in the nearly-plastic-free world.

Now undeniable: Breast cancer that comes with the job (Huffington Post, 11/26/2012)

Unfortunately for these women workers and for all of us, many industry and government leaders refuse to act based on biological plausibility. Instead, they prefer plausible deniability.

Can certain jobs cause breast cancer? A new study suggests yes (The Daily Beast, 11/21/2012)

“Both the automotive and canning industries are known to use chemicals that affect hormone systems in lab animals, such as BPA, phthalates, and flame-retardants.”

Study spotlights high breast cancer risk for plastics workers (Center for Public Integrity, 11/19/2012)

Researchers have found a fivefold increase in breast cancer risk for pre-menopausal women who worked in factories that make food cans or plastic automotive parts.

TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch … and breast cancer

Untold tons of plastic swirling in the ocean…what does all that plastic mean for our breast cancer risk? Watch CEO Jeanne Rizzo put a human face on environmental pollution at TEDx.

The Plastic Panic (The New Yorker, 5/31/10)

In The Plastic Panic, an expansive article this week in The New Yorker, Jerome Groopman writes that BPA “may be among the world’s most vilified chemicals.” So why are federal regulators still undecided about whether to ban it in food packaging?