March 30th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
More bad news has surfaced about chemicals including the controversial endocrine disruptor, BPA (bisphenol-A), which is facing an imminent FDA ruling on whether or not it warrants regulation in the U.S.
Read More:Obesity and Diabetes Linked to BPA Exposure
March 24th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Campbell’s Soup’s recent move to discontinue use of the controversial chemical BPA (bisphenol-A) in its soup cans shed more light on the growing concern over hormone-disrupting chemicals found in a wide variety of household products. And the hotly debated issue shows no sign of slowing down as a new scientific paper published in the journal Endocrine Reviews suggests that even very low levels of exposure to these toxins have profoundly adverse effects on human health.
Read More:Low Level Exposure to Pesticides May Be Most Harmful, New Study Finds
March 11th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Responding to concern from customers and consumer advocacy groups, Campbell’s Soup has announced that it has begun shifting to BPA-free (bisphenol-A) cans. The concern came as a result of research, including a report from the Breast Cancer Fund and a study conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health further connecting BPA exposure to a number of health risks.
Read More:Campbell’s Soup and FDA Change Tune on Toxic BPA
November 26th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows a significant spike in urine BPA (bisphenol-A) levels in individuals consuming canned soup products.
Read More:Waiter, There’s 1,221 Percent More Toxic BPA in My Soup!