John recently informed us that Six US Baby Bottle Manfacturers Walk Away From Bisphenol-A (Polycarbonate) Designs. Walmart and others have pulled them from the shelves. Others suggest that this is all an over-reaction. What have you done?
We have noted before that bisphenol A (BPA) is a key component of the epoxy liner in canned food and drink, so it should really be no surprise that new tests at Health Canada found it in pop cans. The chemical is thought to be an endocrine
Warren Beatty would never make it in Canada today; you just won't be able to get that silky, smooth feeling now that the Canadian government is taking action against D4 and D5, chemicals that have been linked
For well over two years we have been wondering why they still allow chemicals like triclosan in products like soap, creams and even toothpaste. We know people are crazed about using antibacterial products, even though they do more harm than good. They
On Friday The FDA Science Board, a group of outside experts, backed up critics who found major flaws in the agency's decision to declare BPA safe for babies. According to USA Today:
The science board agreed with the finding that that the FDA was wrong
Health Canada has added Bisphenol A to the country's list of toxic substances, concluding that babies are getting too much of the gender-bender. It is stopping the sale of polycarbonate baby bottles and wants formula makers to switch to BPA-free
1) Martin Philbert is Chair of the committee looking at the safety of Bisphenol A (BPA.)
2) Philbert is founder and co-director of the University of Michigan Risk Science Center.
3) Philbert's Center receives $5 million (50 times its annual
We know, the Food and Drug Administration says Bisphenol A (BPA) is safe and the Government's role is to protect its citizens, not the chemical industry. Nevertheless, yet another study has just come out that shows the stuff lining
The Food and Drug Administration held a scientific hearing to discuss its position on Bisphenol A yesterday, and what they said was, frankly, confusing. AP reports that the FDA continues to defend its position- with caveats.
Now let's see, studies have shown that it grows breasts on men while it reduces their sperm counts, causes women to get early puberty and possibly breast cancer, and worse than that, it can even make you fat. and possibly
Coincidentally with the release of the National Toxicology Program report, a new study reports that researchers from the Yale School of Medicine and Guelph University exposed African Green monkeys on the Island of St. Kitts
The chemical industry and skeptics jumped for joy and accused us of being scare-mongers a few weeks ago when the FDA said that BPA (Bisphenol A) was safe for babies, but now the final report from the Department of Health and Human Services' National
It is a difficult question and the answers will vary according to what country you live in, but agencies like the Food and Drug Administration were founded to protect us, and sometimes have to find a balance: is a little bit of Bisphenol A OK in the
The Federal Food and Drug Administration, responsible for determining the safety of what Americans put in their bodies, has looked at the dangers of Bisphenol A and concluded that "adequate margin of safety exists for BPA at current levels of exposure