Browsing the "BPA" Tag

Top News From the Food Front: GMO Labeling Loss, Bee-tastrophe, Custody McFail, and BPA Badness

November 9th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton

This week's news features mega-GMO-developments, bee-tastrophe, equine death sentence commutation, and a parenting win transformed heartbreakingly into a McFail. BPA does more damage than you thought, and the FDA finally takes on trans fats -- is it progress, or only 'progress'? From the lighter side of the news world, a new study reveals that an ounce of nutritional education provides a pound of healthiness for poor families. Read on, for the week's best news in food!


Is there BPA in your canning jar?

June 12th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

We know that you can get exposed BPA from cans, plastic bottles, and even receipts, but did you know that the lids on conventional glass canning jars also contain


Is BPA Contributing to Childhood Obesity?

September 25th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

The short answer is that it looks that way. Animal studies from as early as last year have linked BPA to obesity, and a new human study from the NYU School of Medicine found yet another strong correlation between BPA and childhood obesity


Tough Times for BPA: FDA Ban on the Horizon?

March 9th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

New research links Bisphenol-A with coronary artery disease. Recent legislation bans BPA in containers for baby feeding. Campbell's Soup just announced its plan to go BPA-free, in response to consumer demand. The FDA is currently reviewing BPA's safety, with a decision expected by the end of this month. Under fire on many fronts, this controversial chemical just might be on its way out of US consumers' food supply


Canned Soup BPA Study Inspires a Satire

February 17th, 2012 | by Jennifer Kaplan

Back in November of last year Harvard School of Public Health released a study that showed that canned soup raises BPA levels. Recently, Byron Kennard, who goes by The Confounded Environmentalist on Huffington Post, but who is also an pioneering environmental maverick and the Executive Director of The Center for Small Business and the Environment (where I am an advisor), wrote a hilarious satirical piece on "how corporate money perverts the use of science in public policy."


Plastic Free Cooking and Food Storage

July 19th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

When you use plastics in your kitchen there is potential for these chemicals to leach into your food – the same food you have taken considerable care to ensure is the healthiest option for your family. Our recommendation is to keep plastics out of the kitchen, and the great news is there are many safe non-plastic alternatives and ways to easily avoid plastic in the kitchen



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