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26

Feb

BPA exposure: It’s also absorbed from receiptsThe chemical is often absorbed through food packaging, but a new study shows that increased levels can result from handling thermal receipt paper.

BPA exposure: It’s also absorbed from receipts
The chemical is often absorbed through food packaging, but a new study shows that increased levels can result from handling thermal receipt paper.

14

Oct

Higher rates of miscarriage linked to BPA exposureResearchers don’t know how BPA might be acting to increase miscarriage risk.

Higher rates of miscarriage linked to BPA exposure
Researchers don’t know how BPA might be acting to increase miscarriage risk.

20

Aug

Teen health problems linked to BPA, phthalatesDEHP has been linked to insulin resistance in teens and BPA has been linked to obesity, but scientists are far from a consensus.

Teen health problems linked to BPA, phthalates
DEHP has been linked to insulin resistance in teens and BPA has been linked to obesity, but scientists are far from a consensus.

19

Feb


 Scientists clash over BPA: Do low doses really harm people?  



Biologists are concerned that mathematical models may be used by the FDA to tell the public that BPA is safe.
Biologists are concerned that mathematical models may be used by the FDA to tell the public that BPA is safe.

26

Jan


 California intends to declare BPA a reproductive hazard 



Despite the California listing, the Natural Resources Defense Council does not expect that this will cause BPA to appear on warning labels.
Despite the California listing, the Natural Resources Defense Council does not expect that this will cause BPA to appear on warning labels.

29

Nov

Dogs are exposed to BPA by biting plastic toysDespite findings, scientists are unsure if chemicals have any health detriments for dogs.

Dogs are exposed to BPA by biting plastic toys
Despite findings, scientists are unsure if chemicals have any health detriments for dogs.

18

Sep

BPA connected to obesity in white kidsScientists theorize that there is ‘some genetic interaction’ with genes and BPA specific to white children.

BPA connected to obesity in white kids
Scientists theorize that there is ‘some genetic interaction’ with genes and BPA specific to white children.

11

Jul

BPA causes interspecies mating, study findsThe hormone-disrupting chemical makes it hard for some fish to recognize their own species, a problem that could ripple throughout ecosystems.

BPA causes interspecies mating, study finds
The hormone-disrupting chemical makes it hard for some fish to recognize their own species, a problem that could ripple throughout ecosystems.

07

May

Lead in your garden hose? Study finds high levels of toxic chemicals in gardening gearHealthyStuff.org finds ‘concerning’ levels of chemicals such as BPA, lead, bromine and phthalates present in 70 percent of common gardening products tested for a new study.

Lead in your garden hose? Study finds high levels of toxic chemicals in gardening gear
HealthyStuff.org finds ‘concerning’ levels of chemicals such as BPA, lead, bromine and phthalates present in 70 percent of common gardening products tested for a new study.

08

Mar

Campbell’s Soup to phase out BPAWith all of the controversy surrounding BPA in recent years, it’s no wonder that so many products are now being produced without it.

Campbell’s Soup to phase out BPA
With all of the controversy surrounding BPA in recent years, it’s no wonder that so many products are now being produced without it.