Sippy cups made with BPA free plastic are no safer than any other sippy cup. The reason? The chemical used to replace BPA is also an endocrine disruptor.
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If you’re avoiding BPA because of its endocrine-disrupting properties, there’s a new plastic label that may be even better: EA free.
Several years ago a Little Shop of Horrors-variety dentist turned what was supposed to be a routine teeth cleaning into a painful years-long affair in which my teeth were incredibly sensitive to cold. Having a glass of ice water or cold green smoothie brought lots of discomfort with it. Rather than living a life of warm smoothies (I believe they call that soup), I started looking into ways around my pain. Enter glass straws.
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 showing up in reusable water bottles. A new study tested manufacturer’s claims of BPA-free materials. The study published in the July 8 edition of Chemosphere […]
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!