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yet another reason BPA should be banned.

Chemical From Plastic Water Bottles Found Throughout Oceans - Wired Science

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A survey of 200 sites in 20 countries around the world has found that bisphenol A, a synthetic compound that mimics estrogen and is linked to developmental disorders, is ubiquitous in Earth’s oceans. Bisphenol A, or BPA, is found mostly in shatter-proof plastics and epoxy resins. Most people have trace amounts in their bodies, likely absorbed…Read More

Debate Over Regulation of Endocrine Disruptors Builds | Plastic Free Times "...Scientists argue that endocrine disruptors have ‘low-dose…Read More

Debate Over Regulation of Endocrine Disruptors Builds | Plastic Free Times

The past few weeks have seen growing intensity in the scientific community as researchers continue to add their voices to the battle over the regulation of endocrine disrupting chemicals. An article in Scientific American this week calls attention to the academic barbs being traded via scientific journals. Daniel Cressey writes that the fighting…Read More

Greiner Packaging, a largely European-based firm, has announced its intention to phase bisphenol A out of its food products by 2014.

Greiner Packaging to Phase Out BPA in Food Packaging | Plastic Free Times

Greiner Packaging, a largely European-based firm, has announced its intention to phase bisphenol A out of its food products by 2014, allowing for what they believe is a greater degree of protection for consumers. According to an article published in Food Production Daily, Greiner Packaging's new policy will mostly affect five gallon water…Read More
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