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  • BPA-Free, but Not Toxic-Free
    Aug 8, 2018

    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 pro...

  • Some Good News on BPA in Water
    Sep 26, 2017

    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...

  • Organics Board to Review Rules for BPA, GMOs, and GMO Vaccines for Animals
    Sep 30, 2014

    Organics Board to Review Rules for BPA, GMOs, and GMO Vaccines for Animals

    This is an URGENT ACTION ALERT! The deadline for comments is this week. The National Organic Standards Board will be meeting later this month in Louisville. Fundamental issues that will determine the future of organic foods will be discussed and voted upon. The NOSB has proposed a new research prior...

  • Everyone Knows BPA Is Toxic—But It’s Still Being Used Anyway!
    Aug 5, 2014

    Everyone Knows BPA Is Toxic—But It’s Still Being Used Anyway!

    We’ve got good news and bad news. And very bad news. Action Alert! The good news: more and more companies and government bodies are concluding that the endocrine-disruptor bisphenol-A (BPA) is bad for you! China has banned BPA in baby bottles; the European Union banned use of the chemical ent...

  • Distressing News: BPA in Mothers May Harm Newborns
    Jun 18, 2013

    Distressing News: BPA in Mothers May Harm Newborns

    It’s time to take the BPA fight to the state legislatures. Action Alerts! Three recent studies paint a bleak picture about both the health risks and the prevalence of bisphenol A (BPA), a known endocrine disruptor. A Dutch study has found that fetuses of mothers who have high levels of BPA in t...

  • Baby-Bottle Makers Ban BPA.
    May 23, 2013

    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. (more&hell...

  • Is “BPA-Free” a Lie?
    Jun 26, 2012

    Is “BPA-Free” a Lie?

    Close. Many products that now boast they’re “BPA-free” have simply switched to a BPA relative that may be equally toxic! (more…)...