July 22nd, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
After countless petitions and letters to the FDA, the agency has officially announced a ban on BPA (bisphenol-A) in baby bottles and sippy cups. The toxic chemical, found in a number of plastics, is a known endocrine disruptor posing many human health issues.
Read More:FDA Bans BPA from Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups
June 30th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
More bad news connected with the controversial chemical BPA (bisphenol-A) found in a variety of cans and plastics, including baby bottles. New research now suggests that it may be a contributing factor in developing a common type of brain cancer.
Read More:BPA May Cause Brain Tumors, New Research Finds
June 17th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Despite the FDA’s recent reluctance to ban BPA (bisphenol-A) in food packaging outright, citing a lack of conclusive evidence that the plastic polymer can cause serious human health issues, the agency may now agree to enforce a ban on the substance from use in baby food packaging.
Read More:FDA Agrees to BPA Ban in Infant Formula, But Adults Must Fend For Themselves
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