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Health Impacts of Bisphenols

... impact on human health. In recent years, bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates have consistently made headlines as various studies ... for providing much of the information here on BPA and pthalates. Bisphenol A BPA has been associated with ...

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Alternative to BPA Made from Paper Industry Leftovers

... bisguiacol-F (BGF), is an apparently safe alternative to BPA, displaying no endocrine disrupting tendencies thus far. In an article ... have synthesised a green, non-toxic alternative to BPA called bisguaiacol-F (BGF). They used derivatives of lignin, a heavily ...

News - Sabrina Russo - 03/20/2014 - 13:47 - 0 attachments

Scientists Believe Link Between BPA and Liver Cancer Found

... they'd imagined, giving them reason to believe that BPA and Liver Cancer are directly linked. Doctoral student and co-author Caren ... of the study, but explains that the relationship between BPA and cancer in the test subjects, in this instance mice, was too high to ...

News - Sabrina Russo - 02/06/2014 - 13:43 - 0 attachments

EU Watchdog Warns of BPA Health Hazard

...  it recommended that the tolerable daily intake of BPA be cut by a factor of 10, on a temporary basis. The temporary ... which they hope will bring them to a conclusion on BPA's safety later in the year. A number of studies have linked bisphenol A ...

News - Sabrina Russo - 01/22/2014 - 16:26 - 0 attachments

Study Links BPA to Migraines

... published in Toxicological Sciences , indicated that BPA was one of the factors behind the intense headaches that affect one in ... demonstrated a significant decrease in urinary BPA (66 per cent reduction) in patients after just three days. 'These ...

News - Sabrina Russo - 12/04/2013 - 17:35 - 0 attachments

California BPA Bill Passes State Assembly Vote

... SB797 , a bill that would ban toxic Bisphenol-A , or BPA, from food and drink containers designed for children ages 3 and younger. BPA is a synthetic estrogen that has been linked to breast cancer and other ...

News - admin - 12/02/2010 - 20:02 - 0 attachments

Study Finds BPA in All Umbilical Cord Samples Tested

... who recently conducted a study examining the effects of BPA on maturing mouse eggs. Hunt's study examined umbilical cord samples ... reports: Researchers detected at least one type of BPA in all the cord blood samples, either active BPA or forms converted by the ...

News - Sabrina Russo - 09/03/2013 - 22:40 - 0 attachments

Lobbyists Raise Awareness about Plastic Pollution

... both a ban on plastic bags and a ban on Bisphenol-A (BPA) in plastic baby bottles, sippy cups and baby formula containers. ... bills, now every Californian knows just what the acronym BPA means; why BPA should never be allowed in baby products;  and ...

Blog entry - Amy Westervelt - 11/21/2011 - 17:02 - 0 attachments

Greiner Packaging to Phase Out BPA in Food Packaging

... in Greiner Packaging's decision to eliminate BPA from its food products, please see the original article here. ... Yes (bisphenol A, bpa free, Business, chemicals, food packaging, Greiner Packaging, tritan ...

News - Sabrina Russo - 10/03/2013 - 16:06 - 0 attachments

FDA Bans BPA in Infant Formula Packaging

... bisphenol A in infant formula packaging , a big step for BPA legislation in America. While many infant formula companies have shifted away from packaging containing BPA on their own, the FDA's new legislation will enshrine this precaution ...

News - Sabrina Russo - 07/11/2013 - 21:34 - 0 attachments