All children deserve the best protection we can provide, but the government is failing to shield our most vulnerable population — the unborn — from chemicals in the environment.
Children’s Dental Devices Contaminated with BPA For Immediate Release: February 6, 2009 Contact: Tami Wahl, 800-230-2762 American Association for Health Freedom Petitions FDA Today the American Association for Health Freedom (AAHF) petitioned the FDA about Bisphenol-A (BPA), an organic compound found in polycarbonate plastics. They have asked the FDA to issue a statement encouraging Americans […]
Three recent studies fuel criticism already scorching the FDA for its failure to respond to the petition by AAHF/ANH-USA regarding exposure of children to bisphenol A/BPA. Research by the University of Rochester, published in the Journal of Andrology, found that males exposed to phthalates — found in dental sealants, composite fillings, soft plastic water bottles, […]
Nine French lawmakers, citing the ban by Canada and a number of U.S. states, have proposed legislation to ban bisphenol A (BPA) in all food containers (including baby bottles) setting the stage for France to become the first European country to ban BPA. In May, Denmark’s parliament passed a resolution calling on its government to […]
The Natural Resources Defense Council has filed a legal petition with the California Environmental Protection Agency asking for another review of Bisphenol-A (BPA).
A report presented recently at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, an overwhelmingly conservative medical association, detailed the strong new evidence that Bisphenol A (BPA) interferes with the hormone system, either mimicking hormones or occupying their receptor sites, and this can cause serious health problems. According to Robert Carey, MD, president of the Endocrine […]
As we have reported earlier in Pulse of Health Freedom, chemicals in the packaging, surfaces or contents of many products may cause long-term health effects, including cancers of the breast, brain and testicles; lowered sperm counts, early puberty and other reproductive system defects; diabetes; attention deficit disorder, asthma and autism. A decade ago, the government […]
As we have reported in previous issues of Pulse of Health Freedom, bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical in the packaging or contents of many products, may cause long-term health effects, including cancers of the breast, brain and testicles; lowered sperm counts, early puberty and other reproductive system defects; diabetes; attention deficit disorder, asthma, and autism. […]
A recent meeting in Germany gathered international scientists from industry, academia, and government to assess the concerns about bisphenol A, or BPA. Previous issues of Pulse of Health Freedom have followed the FDA’s conflicting actions on the chemical, which is linked to reproductive ills as well as neurobehavioral concerns. The group found agreement on several […]
As we have noted in previous issues of Pulse of Health Freedom, national attention is heating up over the issue of the toxic chemical bisphenol A (BPA), a common ingredient in some plastics. Studies have linked BPA to breast and prostate cancer, diabetes, heart disease, reproductive damage, and hyperactivity. And a study released last fall […]