Tag Archives: baby bottles

BPA free does not mean BPS free

May 30, 2013

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by Mary Budinger — Products labeled “BPA free” may be just as toxic as those made with this increasingly shunned original chemical, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Texas and published in the January 17, 2013, issue of the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. BPA (bisphenol A) is an industrial chemical […]

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Health updates

October 11, 2012

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The following is new information regarding hair analysis and diet problems, and evidence linking toxic food containers to breast cancer risks in the womb. Your hair reflects your diet Researchers at Brigham Young University have discovered that eating disorders can be detected by analyzing hair samples. Scientists were able to pinpoint the problem in 80 […]

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FDA bans BPA in baby bottles

September 2, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  The Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced July 17, 2012, that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain bisphenol-A (BPA), the plastic chemical that was banned three years ago by Canada for use in baby bottles. The American Chemistry Council asked the FDA to phase out rules allowing […]

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Water, water everywhere … but not a drop to drink

August 25, 2012

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by Reza Bakhshai —  Do you think the bottled water you drink from the dispenser at your home or office is safe? How about the bottle you carry with you everywhere? The answers to these questions may surprise you. Plastic is manufactured from petroleum. This process involves the use of chemicals, many of which have […]

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BPA stays in the body longer than expected

March 5, 2012

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Bisphenol A (BPA), a controversial chemical used to harden plastics for consumer products such as baby bottles and food containers, appears to remain in the body much longer than previously thought. A new study found that BPA levels drop eight times more slowly than expected. “What this study shows is that either we are getting […]

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Toxic store register receipts

March 1, 2012

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Where are you most likely to encounter BPA (bisphenol A)? Water bottles? No. Think cash register receipts. Thermal paper receipts are coated with BPA to get the ink from the receipt printer to develop on the paper. The problem is that BPA does not stay on the receipt; instead, it is absorbed by anyone handling […]

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