And some popular BPA replacements may be even worse for your health. Action Alert!
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.
Even this limited action is taken only at industry request.
Close. Many products that now boast they’re “BPA-free” have simply switched to a BPA relative that may be equally toxic!
Increasingly, breast cancer fundraising means playing ball with companies whose products actually cause cancer.
A few weeks ago we issued an Action Alert to help pass an important bill to fight BPA in Delaware. Thanks to your activism, Delaware’s children will be healthier.
The world knows how dangerous BPA is. Even China, following the lead of Europe and Canada, has now banned BPA in baby bottles. In the absence of leadership from the federal government, many states have also started to take action.
A government agency doesn’t think your family is worth protecting from BPA in cash register receipts—that workers may be affected by it, but not consumers. Huh? Doesn’t the cashier put the receipt right into your hand? Tell them this is ridiculous with our Action Alert!
Last week, the government of Canada formally declared bisphenol A to be a toxic substance. The US still denies it.
At one point we almost lost—it’s still touch and go—but there is some good news to report.