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This is Why You Should Never Refill Your Plastic Water Bottle

August 1, 2019 by

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by Brooke Nelson, Dani Walpole Most of us don’t think twice about refilling our plastic water bottles. After all, it’s all in the name of personal hydration and it’s eco-friendly! And there’s absolutely nothing harmful about a simple bottle of water, right? Wrong! That plastic water bottle could actually do your body more harm than good, […]

Could the Chemical BPA Raise Your Blood Pressure?

December 12, 2014 by

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By Maggie Fox and Erika Edwards for NBC News Korean researchers have found another small piece of evidence that the chemical BPA might affect health — this time by temporarily raising people’s blood pressure. People who drank out of cans lined with resins containing BPA had a brief increase in their blood pressure, Dr. Yun-Chul […]

Food Safe Guru Daily Op Ed

March 30, 2012 by

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Just when I thought the week would end in a high note, with the great press release by Whole Foods, the Food and Drug Administration has rejected a petition from environmentalists that would have banned the plastic-hardening chemical bisphenol-A from all food and drink packaging, including plastic bottles and canned food. The Natural Resources Defense […]

FDA rejects call to ban BPA from food packaging

March 30, 2012 by

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The Food and Drug Administration has rejected a petition from environmentalists that would have banned the plastic-hardening chemical bisphenol-A from all food and drink packaging, including plastic bottles and canned food. The agency said Friday that petitioners did not present compelling scientific evidence to justify new restrictions on the much-debated chemical, commonly known as BPA, […]

Consuming Canned Soup Linked to Greatly Elevated Levels of BPA

November 26, 2011 by

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A new study from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has found that a group of volunteers who consumed a serving of canned soup each day for five days had a more than 1,000% increase in urinary bisphenol A (BPA) concentrations compared with when the same individuals consumed fresh soup daily for […]

BPA-Exposed Male Mice are Undesirable to Females

June 28, 2011 by

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The latest research from the University of Missouri shows that BPA causes male deer mice to become demasculinized and behave more like females in their spatial navigational abilities, leading scientists to conclude that exposure to BPA during human development could be damaging to behavioral and cognitive traits that are unique to each sex and important […]

Concern over canned foods

November 2, 2009 by

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The media is having a field day with ground beef and the millions of pounds that have been recalled in 2009 and the new death reported today, Consumer Reports has found that the chemical Bisphenol A, has been found in soup, juices and more. These tests raise serious questions about food safety in the United […]