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10 Amazing Benefits of Drinking More Water

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Hannah Helsabeck

Up until about three years ago, my beverages of choice included Diet Coke, coffee, juices, but rarely a glass of water. The only time I resorted to...

Lynne Peeples

Nature Has A Promising Replacement For Hormone-Scrambling Plastics: Shrimp Shells

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.15.2014 | Green

Javier Fernandez admits he's not a huge fan of chess. "I'm not very good either," he says. Nevertheless, his queen, king, rook and knight are attr...

BPA's New Status: Reproductive Toxin

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Alex Formuzis, of Environmental Working Group Full disclosure: Over the years (though not in the last 15), I've been asked to l...

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.

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.

8 Simple Ways You Can Avoid Chemicals in Cans

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 05.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

Disease doesn't know party lines, and if our babies are being born pre-polluted with BPA while other countries opt out, it doesn't matter what side of the aisle you are on. Together, we can create the changes we want to see in our food system.

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.

Lynne Peeples

Toxic Chemical Under Attack, But Are Alternatives Any Safer?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.23.2012 | Green

As evidence mounts of the dangers of bisphenol-A, there is a rising urgency to purge the common chemical from consumer products. Several states hav...

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.

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?

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...

A Landmark Day in the Life of a Toxic Chemical: Interview With Ken Cook of the EWG

Sloan Barnett | Posted 12.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Sloan Barnett

The good news is that several states have taken the lead and banned BPA. California has just followed suit this week with legislation requiring the elimination of BPA in baby bottles and sippy cups made or sold after July 1, 2013.

Could 'BPA Free' Products Be Just As Unsafe?

The Atlantic | Posted 06.14.2011 | Home

A number of prominent retailers in the U.S. and abroad are switching to BPA-free. So the question arises: What are these BPA-free materials, and who's...

Are Plastic Bottles Toxic?

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Barbara Ficarra

Do you worry that harmful chemicals leach out of plastic containers into its contents? Are plastic containers toxic? Do you drink from plastic water bottles?

The 'Bobble': A BPA-Free Water Bottle With A Filter

Inhabitat | Brit Liggett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Here at Inhabitat we're pretty much glued to our reusable water bottles, so we got a little giddy when we saw the Bobble, a water filtering bottle tha...

Go, Dog, Go: Next Vacation, Bring Your Pup

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

When it comes time to hit the road with your furry companion, consider packing these green, portable accessories as well.

How Eden Foods Pioneered BPA-free Cans

Nena Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nena Baker

With a growing awareness about BPA -- a commonly used compound in cans and bottles -- and its links to a range of human diseases, Eden Foods recently began labeling its cans "BPA-free."