GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA JERRY BROWN SIGNS BPA BAN

Governor Jerry Brown has signed the bill banning toxic BPA in baby bottles and children’s sippy cups! This is a huge victory for the thousands of babies who will be born in California this year–including mine–and for environmental advocates, who have worked for years to make this common-sense ban on a toxic chemical in children’s […]

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New Study Finds BPA in Juice, Soup Cans, and More

Evidence continues to pile up that BPA (Bisphenol A) is finding it’s way into our food. ┬áThe levels of BPA found in some of the food products recently tested skirted close to what scientists believe are dangerous levels, especially for children.┬áCanned Del Monte Fresh Cut Green Beans Blue Lake had the highest amount of BPA […]

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The Verdict is In! Ubiquitious Plastics Component, BPA, Causes Infertility and Cancer

This is it, folks. Years of suspicion and uneasiness is, to my great distress, vindicated by science. A team of Yale Scientists document that exposure to BPA, a synthetic estrogen that disrupts the endrocine system, will likely have grave consequences for human reproduction. When you cut through all articles out there documenting their findings, here’s […]

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What do soy, plastic, and cute little vinyl toys have in common? Don’t count on the FDA to tell you.

Recently over a vegan lunch, a girlfriend of mine told me of her favorite way to make a baked potato. She covers it in plastic wrap and puts in the microwave. I cringed, and held back the urge to lecture her over our tofu laden lunch. There may not be evidence that plastic wrap leaches […]

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Let’s Bring Back Glass!

ALERT GET RID OF THOSE PLASTIC BABY BOTTLES, is what I hear when NPR opens an interview with the following quote “Water bottles, baby bottles, and food cans, might cause cancer, early puberty, and neural and behavorial changes.” A new study and draft report by a Federal Health Agency, The National Toxicology Program, claims that […]

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