BPA-Free, but Not Toxic-Free

Consumers are demanding BPA-free products, but the alternatives are no safer. The word is out about bisphenol-A (BPA), the chemical that is commonly used in drinking containers, children’s toys, and other plastic products: it’s been linked to diabetes, asthma, cancer, obesity, and altered prostate and neurological development, among other illnesses. Unfortunately, the alternatives that industry […]

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Some Good News on BPA in Water

Some Good News on BPA in Water

From Environmental Health News: As water treatment plants struggle to keep up with the chemical cocktail heading into our pipes, researchers say they’ve come up with a solution to remove one of the most ubiquitous contaminants—BPA. Chemists were able to remove about 99 percent of bisphenol A (BPA) from water using a mixture of hydrogen […]

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Baby-Bottle Makers Ban BPA.

While the FDA dillydallied on reviewing its earlier ruling that bisphenol A (BPA) poses no threat to health, researchers at the National Institutes of Health — basing their findings on 2009 findings — linked BPA to the interference of brain development both in newborns and the unborn.

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