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The 3 Ingredients That Are Bad for You -- and Even Worse for Your Kids

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

My toddler likes "Blue Cookies" (they're fluorescent blue and likely have nothing remotely natural in them). And she prefers them over my homemade pea...

Chemical In Plastics Could Be In Your Blood, From Alexandra Zissu (WATCH)

Posted 09.03.2013 | Home

When Green Living Expert & Author Alexandra Zissu dropped by Mondays With Marlo this week, we spoke about the dangers of BPA, a chemical that is found...

Boys With Boobs: Hidden Chemicals Fed to Kids Can Impact Their Health

Beth Greer | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Beth Greer

Chemicals in the everyday products we use in our homes may be negatively affecting our hormones, says a newly-released study by WHO, the World Health Organization.

BPA-Free Baby Bottles Now Law, But We're Not in the Clear

Kristin Wartman | Posted 10.14.2012 | Green
Kristin Wartman

Manufacturers are now flaunting their "BPA-free" versions of products as though they are safe and free of toxins -- but it turns out BPA is possibly just the tip of the iceberg.

BPA Is FDA's Latest Gift to Food Industry

Michele Simon | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
Michele Simon

If FDA admits the chemical is scary enough to avoid and previous independent scientific advisory panels have derided the agency for ignoring the mounting evidence, why did the agency back down yet again?

When Will FDA Stop Dragging Its Feet on BPA?

Jeanne Rizzo | Posted 06.04.2012 | Green
Jeanne Rizzo

Scientists, consumers, retailers, manufacturers and the states are sending clear signals that BPA doesn't belong in our food packaging and that investment in safe alternatives is an investment in the health of the American public. Now the FDA needs to catch up.

Lynne Peeples

FDA Made 'Wrong Call' On BPA In Food Containers | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.30.2012 | Green

"Ludicrous." "Bogus." "Illogical." Scientists and public health advocates expressed frustration on Friday as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Ending the Toxic Shell Game

Michael Green | Posted 04.23.2012 | Green
Michael Green

In California we recently won a victory when BPA was banned from baby bottles and sippy cups. Even before the ban, some producers were eliminating BPA from their products. My daughter's pink sippy cup, for example, was labeled "BPA-free." So why would I still worry?

Lynne Peeples

A Hormonal Mess: How An Everyday Chemical May Be Making Us Fat And Sick | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.16.2012 | Green

The modern lifestyle of super-sized french fries and couch potatoes often takes the blame for the rising rates of obesity and diabetes in the U.S. -- ...

Federal regulators have failed to act on toxic chemical, report says

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green
The Center for Public Integrity

By Chris Hamby, iWatch NewsDespite growing fears over the health effects of a chemical found in many baby bottles and a host of other products, federa...

Trick or Toxic? The Chemical Industry's Newest Tricks on Your Kids' Health

Dara O'Rourke | Posted 01.02.2012 | Green
Dara O'Rourke

Until the FDA does its job, people need to ask their favorite food companies to phase out BPA in their cans and to ask their regulators to not be spooked by the chemical industry's latest tricks.

End Game on Bisphenol A? Have we reached a tipping point on the science of this ubiquitous chemical?

Jon Entine | Posted 12.17.2011 | Green
Jon Entine

If you monitor the web, you might think the science is converging on the conclusion that BPA is harmful, when the opposite is the case.

Getting BPA Out of Baby Bottles Isn't Enough

Sarah Janssen | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green
Sarah Janssen

Parents have to be on their guard because polycarbonate bottles containing BPA are still legal to sell.

BPA-Free? Not Exactly

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 12.10.2011 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

So why isn't the FDA banning BPA -- along with food colorants and other chemicals that scientists are increasingly reporting aren't safe for people, let alone kids?

Governor Brown: It's Up to You to Ban BPA in Baby Bottles

Elisa Odabashian | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Elisa Odabashian

Harmless alternatives to BPA in baby bottles and sippy cups are in demand. With the signing of this bill, California can signal that big chemical company money cannot trump the health of babies and toddlers.

California Just Became A Lot Safer For Babies

| Posted 11.07.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Christina Jewett Lawmakers sent a bill to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk yesterday that would...

We Don't Need BPA to Make a Baby Bottle

Sen. Dianne Feinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sen. Dianne Feinstein

As many companies have already shown, alternatives do exists and you don't need BPA to make a baby bottle. The chemical lobbyists won a round when I was prevented from offering my BPA legislation, but this fight is just beginning.

Chemical Industry Lobbyists Block Measure to Protect Infants and Toddlers

Sen. Dianne Feinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Dianne Feinstein

We should not use our kids as guinea pigs by taking chances on a chemical that can seriously harm their immediate and long-term health. No chemical should be used in food products until it is proven to be safe.

Canada Appears More Protective of Its Children Than the US

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

Why is it that millionaires and billionaires who violate SEC rules and regulations and steal millions are generally only required to pay fines?

Rubber Ducks, Dancing Cats and Mutagenic Pajamas All in One Book!

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Annie Spiegelman

Two wild and crazy Canadian science-policy geeks, Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie, write about the slightly horrific and sometimes hilarious experiment they conducted on themselves.

In The Public Interest: Get toxic chemicals off our dinner table

Elizabeth Hitchcock | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Hitchcock

We ask a lot of questions about food. What's the fat content? How much sugar? Is there enough fiber? What about trans fats? Is this the brand of (...

In The Public Interest: States Take Important First Steps on BPA

Elizabeth Hitchcock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Hitchcock

Ask any new parent about their child's first steps. It's as if they took a walk on the moon instead of toddling from the sofa to the ottoman. In the ...

Beyond Acting: Meryl Streep, Activist Mom

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

I loved Streep in Julie & Julia , but I can testify to another role that Meryl has held with great passion: environmental health activist.

Eco Etiquette: How Do I Avoid The Sneakiest Sources Of BPA? (Part 2)

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I received an outpouring ...

Eco Etiquette: How Do I Avoid The Sneakiest Sources Of BPA?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. My daughter opened up my ...