by Janet Nudelman, MA and Sharima Rasanayagam, PhD THE GIST What is the problem? Bisphenol A (BPA) is an endocrine disrupting chemical used in the lining of many food and beverage cans. Studies have shown that BPA can leach from the lining of cans into the food and then into people. Growing consumer concern over … Read more…
Welcome to Breast Cancer Awareness month, when pink ribbons cover everything from toxic cosmetics to BPA-lined food cans, urging us to be aware of breast cancer. But when 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with the disease, how much more awareness do we need? The Breast Cancer Fund is working to shift the conversation … Read more…
A new study suggests that an individual may not be able to avoid food packaging chemicals like phthalates and BPA by cutting out canned and plastic-wrapped foods.
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.
Yesterday you showed Campbell’s that individual people — moms, sisters, sons, friends and lots of people who grew up with Campbell’s soup — care about BPA for deeply personal reasons.
There are two major problems with the “BPA-free=safe” assumption; both are matters of transparency.
Fast Company published a great blog about our BPA in Thanksgiving Canned Food report, out yesterday.
Who has time to roast a pumpkin for pie at Thanksgiving? This year I’m making time. The Breast Cancer Fund’s new product-testing report, BPA in Thanksgiving Canned Food, has opened not just my eyes but my entire family’s eyes.
The Breast Cancer Fund report, BPA in Kids’ Canned Food, generated attention across the country when we released it on September 21.
California babies have a better chance at being BPA-free, thanks to legislation signed into law yesterday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The law bans the estrogenic chemical BPA from baby bottles and sippy cups sold in the state.