New study shows BPA-free plastics may not be safer

February 4, 2016 by  
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Many plastic products now tout that they are “ BPA-free, ” meaning that they are no longer comprised of the endocrine-disrupting industrial chemical that has been implicated in brain, behavior, and prostate-gland problems in fetuses, infants, and children. Going BPA-free has been a mandate from many consumers for years now, and while it’s good to see alternatives to BPA plastics available , it turns out that the alternatives may be just as bad — or worse — than the BPA itself. Read the rest of New study shows BPA-free plastics may not be safer

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Even Tiny Doses of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Like BPA Can Cause Big Health Problems

March 21, 2012 by  
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We’ve known for decades that exposure to certain hormone-disrupting chemicals are dangerous to humans and other creatures, and that they can cause cancer, infertility, obesity and other diseases. But some experts have remained on the fence as to whether very low doses of known endocrine disruptors, like Bisphenol A , which is used in hard plastics and tin can lining, are harmful. Last week, a team of 12 scientists led by Tufts University’s Laura Vandenberg published a report that concludes that even tiny doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals can be harmful. Read the rest of Even Tiny Doses of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Like BPA Can Cause Big Health Problems Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: atrazine , bisphenol A , BPA , BPA Free , breast cancer , cancer , cans , chemicals , endocrine disrupting chemicals , endocrine disruptors , hormone disruptors , Nalgene bottles , SIGG , tamoxifen , toxins

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