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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.

November 23, 2011

Concerning Cans 

turkey

Avoiding BPA In Thanksgiving Dinner

How many canned foods go into preparing Thanksgiving dinner? For some, that means an increased exposure to BPA.

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.

December 31, 2010

Top Headlines 

Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

2010 In Food News

In 2010 consumers balanced mistrust of big government with a desire to have safer and healthier food, especially for children.

November 26, 2010

Food Policy Discussion 

Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics

Food Safety Bill, Conversation With Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics, answers questions and makes predictions about the Food Safety Modernization Act waiting for a vote in the Senate.

November 19, 2010

Holiday Favorites 

turkey painted with a hand

Thanksgiving Sides: Fried Green Tomatoes, Savory Pumpkin

We’re getting ready for Thanksgiving with savory pumpkin slices and killer fried green tomatoes. And, Christine Barbour can't live without sweet potatoes.

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.

October 25, 2010

Weekly Roundup Oct. 29, 2010 

Candy

Weekly Roundup: Candy Is A Treat, BPA Ban, And Deadly Celery

Candy is reexamined, BPA is declared toxic in Canada, and a deadly celery listeria outbreak kills five.

September 3, 2010

Green Legislation 

Terminator

Governator To CA Green Foes: ‘I’ll Be Back’

After a dramatic season of campaigning and lobbying, three major green measures fell flat when California's legislative session came to an end Tuesday night.

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.

May 27, 2010

Food Safety 

A pile of assorted canned foods.

What’s Really In Packaged Foods? Two Studies On BPA And Bacteria

Two new studies regarding trace contaminants in packaged foods - High bacteria counts in Canadian bottled water and high levels of BPA in canned goods.

November 27, 2009

Holiday Leftovers 

A refrigerator full of thanksgiving leftovers

Creative Inspiration For Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

What to do with all the leftovers from your Thanksgiving meal! In this week's podcast, Chef Orr gives you some of his favorite ways to use up all that turkey.

November 17, 2009

Food Safety 

Large cans of food in a grocery isle.

Canned Foods, BPA and Sexual Health

Recent studies link bisphenol-A, a chemical commonly found in canned foods and plastic bottles, to erectile dysfunction and other health problems

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