Give Now

Earth Eats: Real Food, Green Living

Posts tagged bisphenol A

September 20, 2012

That Wasn't On The Label 

bokeh coke bottle glass

BPA In Urine Linked To Childhood Obesity

Newly published research suggests that when it comes to obesity, it's not just what's in our food that matters, but what's in food packaging as well.

June 18, 2012

Chemical Drama 

baby drinking out of bottle

Bye Bye BPA In Baby Formula Containers?

The FDA is currently considering a ban on the use of BPA in infant formula containers. The chemical has already been banned in Canada, the E.U. and China.

March 8, 2012

Cancerous Cans 

canned food

Is A BPA Ban On The Way?

The FDA will vote on whether or not to ban BPA from all food packaging by the end of March.

January 12, 2012

Food Preservation 

Drained and Rinsed Beans

Cooking Beans To Store, BPA-Free

Cooking your beans so they can be frozen is a great way of ensuring cheap and easy access to BPA-free beans.

September 21, 2011

Canned Chemicals 

soup can

BPA In Canned Foods Could Become A Thing Of The Past

Bad news for BPA -- the Breast Cancer Fund has announced their "Cans Not Cancer" campaign after finding BPA in children's canned soup.

September 2, 2011

No BPA For Baby 

baby with bottle

BPA Ban Bill Passes California State Senate

An effort to ban BPA in baby beverage containers passed the California Senate Tuesday, but it still has hurdles to clear before becoming law.

January 25, 2011

Poisonous Chemicals 

toddler sipping on two baby bottles

Legal Decision Bars BPA From Some Baby Bottles

Part of a class action suit against several baby bottle manufacturers has been settled. The companies failed to disclose that their bottles contained BPA.

November 19, 2010

Unhealthy Chemicals 

four mutli-colored baby bottles

BPA Ban Removed From Food Bill, Sperm Counts Could Suffer

The Food Safety Bill gets moving in the Senate, but some concessions had to be made. A BPA ban no longer appears in the bill and sperm counts might suffer.

October 28, 2010

Food Safety 

BPA in milk jugs

Canada Bans BPA, Food Containers Get Safer

Food and liquid containers just got safer. Canada leads the way worldwide in declaring bisphenol A (BPA) a toxic substance.

August 13, 2010

Food Safety 

U.S. Capitol building

Food Safety Bill Update Omits BPA Ban, Relief For Small Farmers

The Senate Health panel released a new bipartisan version of a food safety bill this week, which seeks to give the FDA more authority in food safety matters.

July 1, 2010

Food Safety 

Soup cans are among the products in which BPA is used.

Environmental Organization Sues FDA For Slow Response To BPA Ban

The Natural Resources Defense Council has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. FDA for failing to respond to the group's petition to ban BPA.

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Earth Eats:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

About Earth Eats

Search Earth Eats

Earth Eats on Twitter

Earth Eats on Flickr

Harvest Public Media