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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...

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 Close To Critical Decision On BPA | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.30.2012 | Green

UPDATE: 3/30 4:00 p.m. -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday that it will continue to allow bisphenol-A (BPA) in food and bever...

Toxic Chemicals in U.S. Food Packaging Must Go

Ken Cook | Posted 05.26.2012 | Home
Ken Cook

A chemical that can disrupt hormone function and potentially cause cancers, diabetes, infertility and brain disorders should not be contaminating the food that millions eat every day.

End Game: The Petitions to Ban BPA

Matthew Spiegl | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
Matthew Spiegl

As scientists continue to study the effects of BPA on humans, the FDA is finding that it is the one under the microscope -- the microscope of public scrutiny, that is -- and what we are seeing is troubling.

Our Contaminated World

David Crews | Posted 05.19.2012 | Science
David Crews

The FDA will soon announce whether to ban the use of bisphenol-A in food and beverage packaging. BPA is widely accepted by scientists as being an endocrine disruptor, and we support its ban because of demonstrable effects in wildlife and laboratory animals.

Catherine Pearson

BPA May Impact Daughters' Behavior, New Study Shows | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.24.2011 | Parents

Just about everyone living in an industrialized country has some exposure to bisphenol A or BPA -- the industrial chemical that can be found in food a...

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.

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...

Chicago Mulls Crackdown On Products Containing BPA

Chicago Reader | Mick Dumke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was the first City Council committee meeting in memory that included presentations about heat-labile molecular bonds and synthetic estrogen. But b...