The issue of toxicity and chemicals is one that lies somewhat separate from the climate discussion. While it gets lost in the shuffle sometimes, the pressure on companies to deal with it just keeps rising.
Consumer Reports' latest tests of canned foods, including soups, juice, tuna, and green beans, have found that almost all of the 19 name-brand foods tested contain measurable levels of Bisphenol A (BPA).
The debate about controversial plastic chemical bisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic estrogen, is heating up, with warring camps hurling data like flaming darts. BPA should not show up in any food-related products.
I am writing to apologize. As Chief Executive Officer of SIGG, a leading maker of reusable water bottles, I made a mistake when I decided not to announce that our old bottle liner contained trace amounts of bisphenol A.
SIGG slogans like "Eco Logical" and "Friends don't let friends drink from plastic" are ringing hollow in the wake of the admission that the company coated its bottles' insides with BPA-based epoxy resin until August 2008.
Steve Wasik, chief executive officer of SIGG, has made an astonishing admission: the company's aluminum water bottles manufactured before August 2008, were made with epoxy resin that contains bisphenol A (BPA).