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Fresh foods and limited use of products likely to contain environmental chemicals reduce exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals, U.S. researchers say...Swan, a professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, said endocrine-disrupting
a compound bearing similarities to the hormone estrogen, which is found in a lot of plastics -- meant lasting genetic changes for female mice when they reached puberty, according to new research that reinforces concerns about the link between BPA and
Environmental Protection Agency and other regulators are not using the best available science in their assessment of bisphenol-A's (BPA) safety, according to a statement released Tuesday by the Endocrine Society. "Testing needs to include models of
Taipei, June 26 (CNA) The government regulates just 0.5 percent of the toxic chemicals used in Taiwan and its people unknowingly live in a toxic environment, the Greenpeace Taipei office said Tuesday. Only 298 of the 64,000 chemicals on a Council of
Australia may be linked to toxicants found in plastic, according to Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute epidemiologist Dianna Magliano. She says animal studies have shown the chemical ingredient bisphenol A (BPA) disrupts the endocrine system.
Food Safety News 4/14/2012 After scientific evidence failed to convince the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to outlaw BPA in food packaging, a lawmaker has spotted another way to get the agency to regulate the substance...So far this push has been
Steve Ruark for The New York Times A shatter-resistant glass water bottle product developed by Walt Himelstein. But now, in a back to the future sort of way, glass is making a bit of a comeback. And it is being helped in a small way by an
BPA has been used for more than four decades to harden plastics. It is also used in the protective linings of metal food and beverage cans. For years, consumer advocates have pushed to eliminate the chemical from food packaging, citing potential
Necessary News Tuesday, June 12, 2012 No longer is BPA-free enough. Today we're asking all our readers to head over to Campbell's Soup's Facebook page to ask them what it plans to put in its cans instead of the toxic chemical bisphenol A (BPA).
The trouble is that some people have been convinced that BPA is the devil's poison and responsible for all kinds of ills...Laboratory tests on rats and mice have found that some male offspring of females exposed to phthalates suffered birth defects