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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Are you making a recipe that calls for canned pumpkin? Learn how to make pumpkin puree from scratch. It’s cheap, easy, and healthy!
A new study looked at common chemicals used in the food industry and found 175 harmful chemicals in food packaging that could be leaching into our food.
Is BPA safe to eat? According to a recent FDA study, absitively and posolutely! Go ahead and gobble that stuff up, it’s fine! But according to about a dozen researchers close to the project, that BPA study is total bunk — and even worse, the FDA knew it was bunk when they published it.
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!
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 BPA?
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.
After a long struggle between government, industry, and consumer advocacy groups, FDA announced today that it would ban controversial BPA from children’s sippy cups and baby bottles.
Due to mounting evidence, the FDA recently targeted BPA for safety review. They promise a decision by the end of March, and need to hear from you: if you don’t want BPA in your food, tell ’em so!
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.
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.”
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 the Harvard […]
A tiny fish has been genetically modified to glow when BPA is present in the water in which it is swimming.