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Venezuela's Congress Considers Baby Bottle Ban

Posted 06.18.2013 | Parents

CARACAS | Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:57pm EDT (Reuters) - Venezuela's Congress will discuss legislation next week that would prohibit bottle feeding of...

No More BPA In Baby Bottles?

AP | By MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 12.07.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Makers of the controversial chemical bisphenol-A have asked federal regulators to phase out rules that allow its use in baby bottles and...

Some Like It Hot... Especially Babies. Here's Yoomi!

Jay Weston | Posted 10.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

At dinner recently with a close friend, his wife and their 10-month-old baby, I was introduced to a new product which astonished me in its uniqueness, practicality and usefulness.

Europe Says Bisphenol A. Is Safe. But...

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Ropeik

Bisphenol A. is a classic case of how, as much as we'd like to think our thinking brain can calculate risk based on facts, in the end it's not just about facts, but how those facts feel.

Lara Hodgson, Nourish: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.30.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Our Patience Has Run Out: NRDC Sues FDA for Failure to Regulate BPA

Sarah Janssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Janssen

Today, NRDC filed a lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration for its failure to act on a petition to ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging, food containers, and other materials likely to come into contact with food.

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 | Food
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 ...

Is Breastfeeding Better Than Formula Feeding? What You Should Choose

Ramon Resa, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ramon Resa, MD

Is breastfeeding better than formula feeding? Every mother contemplates this question. Many instinctively "feel" that breastfeeding will lead to bette...

More to Deal with Than Just Climate: 25 Years Since Bhopal Disaster

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

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.

California Battles to Ban BPA from Baby Bottles, Sippy Cups and Infant Formula

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

You may not be familiar with the chemical bisphenol A, commonly known as BPA, but there is an excellent chance that BPA is very familiar with you.

California Takes On Plastic Bottles Made With BPA

Grist.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's the stuff of a good Hollywood movie-a potentially toxic chemical lurking in the bodies of most unwitting Americans; a decade of mounting but scut...

More Evidence That BPA is Toxic and Industry Tactics Exposed

Sarah Janssen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sarah Janssen

New research suggests that BPA may interfere with metabolism and lead to obesity, heart disease and diabetes in humans.

What's Worse than Chemo? A Common Toxin that Renders It Less Effective

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Going through the insult of chemotherapy is bad enough. But discovering that it could be undermined by a hazard the FDA refuses to regulate makes it worse.

Why Canadian Babies are Safer from Toxins: The Case for Banning BPA

Susan Kane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kane

We get that more research needs to be done to truly understand the effects of this chemical on our bodies, but that doesn't mean the public should remain the guinea pigs.

BPA: It's Not Taxpayers' Dollars That Are at Stake, But Taxpayers' Lives

Paul Raeburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Raeburn

The first major epidemiological study to assess the risks of bisphenol A -- a chemical found in baby bottles, canned foods, and in 90 percent of Ameri...

Warning: This Agency's Recommendations May be Hazardous to Your Health -- The First in a Three-Part Series

Deirdre Imus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deirdre Imus

There was a time when the FDA was considered the gold standard throughout the world in maintaining drug and food safety. Today, however, the agency's image is tarnished almost beyond repair.

FDA Makes No Attempt to Hide Industry Ties in Its Review of Baby-Bottle Safety

Paul Raeburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Raeburn

If the FDA was going to rely almost entirely on industry-sponsored studies to come to its conclusions about plastics, why didn't it try to hide that?