California bill would warn pregnant women about prenatal chemical exposures

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.

Breaking Trail: Jim Osgood, Klean Kanteen (Outdoor Retailer, 8/12/13)

Our friends at Klean Kanteen have been long-time supporters of the Breast Cancer Fund and were BPA-free before it was trendy.

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.

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.”

California says BPA is toxic, France warns pregnant women

Two strikes against BPA this week: California’s Prop 65 and French report advising pregnant women to avoid exposure to the chemical.

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.