Cashiers May Have Higher Risk For BPA Exposure Than General Population From Handling Printed Receipts

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Despite its well-documented effects as a hormone disruptor, Bisphenol A (BPA) is still used to manufacture thousands of products ranging from cigarette filters to food packaging, medical devices and toys. BPA is used to create plastic coatings and harden clear plastics, but the compound mimics estrogen, potentially interfering with a growing child’s hormones or contributing […]

‘BPA-free’ plastic accelerates embryonic development, disrupts reproductive system

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Companies advertise “BPA-free” as a safer version of plastic products ranging from water bottles to sippy cups to toys. Many manufacturers stopped using Bisphenol A to strengthen plastic after animal studies linked it to early puberty and a rise in breast and prostate cancers. Yet new UCLA research demonstrates that BPS (Bisphenol S), a common […]

Eden Foods Using BPA-Free Cans

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You can sleep better knowing that Eden Organic’s cares about keeping it clean. No BPA in the cans, no non-organic ingredients used, and sodium is low. If you like the convenience of canned beans, Eden Organic is the way to go. Canned food not only provides long term storage and survives external contamination, but also […]

Klean Kanteen Reflect: Ultimate Stainless Steel BPA-free water bottle

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When Klean Kanteen was founded, we had no idea that our simple solution to plastic and single-use bottles would be such a catalyst; today millions of people are seeking out toxin-free, reusable alternatives to plastic. For years, we’ve put our heart and soul into creating healthy, sustainable alternatives to plastic and we’re understandably proud of […]

BPA In The Bloodstream

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What is BPA anyway? Bisphenol A (BPA) is an industrial chemical used to make one type of polycarbonate plastic and certain types of epoxy resins. BPA has found its way into our bloodstream. These plastics are found in many products, such as refillable beverage containers, protective linings in food cans, receipts, compact disks, plastic dinerware, […]