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FDA Fails to Ban BPA in Food Packaging (NRDC and Non-Toxic Kids Readers React)



The Food and Drug Administration said yesterday, March 30th 2012, it would allow bisphenol A (BPA) to remain in food packaging, an action that keeps the hormone-disrupting chemical linked to cancer, obesity and a host of other health problems in the food supply. The FDA rejected a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council, while […]

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Last Days to Act on BPA!



(Here is a guest post and green mama activism action from Momsrising.  Please sign this petition to ban BPA if you haven’t already.  The FDA will vote in just two days whether or not to ban BPA in food packaging!  Every voice counts.  Moms are watching, FDA! Do the right thing and ban this harmful […]

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5 Ways to Avoid Spreading and Absorbing BPA



You’ve undoubtedly heard about BPA in water bottles, canned food, even in receipts. Now, a new study reveals that BPA is ending in up napkins, paper towels, toilet paper and business cards.  How?  Thermal receipts are often recycled and then BPA ends up in new products with the recycled content.  This chemical is everywhere!  No […]

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