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Consuming Canned Soup Linked to Increased Endocrine-disrupting Substances in Body

This should not be very surprising… A new study shows that consuming canned soup increases the amount of bisphenol-A (BPA) in the body compared to consuming freshly made soup. BPA is the endocrine-disrupting chemical that leaches into food and drink from certain plastics, such as well-known example Nalgene bottles. The study was performed by theΒ Harvard …

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BPA Free Canned Tomatoes: A Reader Tip

Muir Glen is started selling BPA-free canned tomatoes when they processed the new harvest, but they aren’t labeling the cans so that you can tell which ones are BPA free. Luckily Sara, a persistent and savvy reader, followed up with the company and got a very helpful bit of information!

Chemical Industry Shuts Down Proposed Law to Protect Kids from BPA

The toxic chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, has been scientifically linked to adverse health conditions in over 200 studies. Just recently, I reported on one showing a clear link between BPA exposure and decreases in sperm quality and quantity. But BPA has also been linked to prostate cancer, breast cancer, birth defects, early puberty in …

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NRDC Sues to Ban BPA

NRDC filed a lawsuit against the FDA today, pushing the agency to ban BPA in food packaging. The lawsuit is a follow up to a 2008 petition that the FDA never acted on. Food CEO spoke to some experts from NRDC about the lawsuit:

New Data on BPA Reveals More Negative Effects

Research from French National Institute of Agronomic Research (INRA) showed that the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) may impact digestion and warned that consumers – especially pregnant women and children – should avoid food that’s come into contact with BPA-containing plastics. This is on top of earlier research which showed that BPA may cause problems with …

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Sigg Company Shamefully Admits Its Aluminum Sigg Bottles Contain BPA

The Sigg Company recently admitted that its aluminum bottles, long touted as an alternative to chemical leaching plastics, actually contain bisphenol-A (BPA) in their liner. The announcement has left customers around the world outraged.Β  Especially damning is evidence that the company knew as far back as 2006 that the bottle liners contained BPA, yet failed …

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