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.
Bisphenol A (BPA) is an industrial chemical pervasive in plastics. When ingested, it acts as an estrogen and an endocrine-disruptor. However, avoiding it has been difficult, especially when it kept [ … ]
Yeah, this is the kind of report our government should use to say that BPA is safe, one with four authors who have ties to the chemical industry or companies/groups that help manufacture or promote BPA.
BPA is a great concern to many people these days, and for good reason. BPA is a hormone disruptor that can considerably harm one’s health. BPA has been linked to endocrine disruption in animals and in some human studies (see links on the bottom for more on that). How to avoid BPA? Take a look…
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!
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 [ … ]
A recent study of male Chinese workers has found that the infamous endocrine-disrupting chemical bisphenol A (BPA) causes sperm counts and concentrations to drop. Additionally, it found that the “quality” [ … ]
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 [ … ]
Last week, we talked a little bit about General Mills’ Muir Glen tomatoes ditching the BPA in their cans. It was a little bit unclear as to when these new [ … ]
Facebook tipster Amber Simms hipped us to this one in response to our post about Pomi tomatoes: I believe there is a [tomato] brand whose cans are BPA free. It’s [ … ]
I don’t know about you guys, but since learning that canned tomatoes contain BPA, I haven’t been buying them. It’s sort of put a crimp in my cooking, since tossing [ … ]
In case you needed yet another reason to avoid sodas, a Canadian study found Bisphenol A in canned sodapop and energy drinks.
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 – [ … ]