Finally, some good news! After my body burden results, I was pretty frustrated because even though I make informed choices about the food and products I use with my family, I still have significant rates of industrial chemicals in my body. So this study released by the Breast Cancer Fund really caught my attention. Just […]
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That blasted BPA is back in the news again, and this time it isn’t good. This post isn’t about congress acting about BPA, or the Kid Safe Chemicals Act. Nope. This is about BPA in canned food. As I reported a few months ago, BPA is in the lining of canned foods, and the Globe […]
So much news to keep up with this week! It seems everytime I listen to NPR, or read news articles online, there is a an environmental health news report– stories which have a direct impact on the choices we make and the chemical exposures our children experience. I had to share them with you sooner […]
(originally posted at Momsrising) The holiday season is almost upon us. And oh, how things seem to speed up, and expectations fall like rain. Family meals, holiday parties, school events and fundraisers, gifts for friends and family…. it can get overwhelming even for the most zen like among us. It is even easier to grab […]
Stories like this remind me why it is so important to continue to fight for the increased regulation and testing of thousands of chemicals in products millions of Americans use everyday. We are walking guinea pigs, living in a sea of chemicals, many of which have never been tested for safety. Thousands of chemicals have […]
In a very predictable but still frightening move, BPA and industry lobbyists and manufacturers are developing a PR and lobbying plan to combat all the negative press (and legislation) about BPA,or bisphenol A, in food and beverage packaging. They just have that pesky problem that BPA has been linked to numerous cancers, hyperactivity, obesity, interference […]