Tag Archives: Bisphenol

Is “BPA-Free” a Lie?

ANH-USA Close. Many products that now boast they’re “BPA-free” have simply switched to a BPA relative that may be equally toxic! Regular readers will be aware of our campaign against BPA. Bisphenol-A is a dangerous, endocrine-disrupting chemical found in many … Continue reading

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Consumer Alert: BPA-Free Goods Still Contain Toxic Bisphenol

Sayer Ji Activist Post Breaking new research indicates that manufacturers throughout the world who were using the toxic hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol A (BPA), have simply switched to an equally toxic analogue in the same bisphenol chemical class known as bisphenol … Continue reading

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Study: Toxic chemicals found in gardening tools

Dr. Sanjay Gupta CNN Planting season is here. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a novice, a new study is raising a red flag about some of the products you might be using. Researchers for the Ecology Center, a nonprofit … Continue reading

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Effects of early prepubertal exposure to bisphenol A on the onset of puberty, ovarian weights, and estrous cycle in female mice.

Nah et al. PubMed Central Abstract OBJECTIVE: Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used extensively to manufacture plastics and epoxy resin liners for food and beverage cans. BPA, with properties similar to estrogen, has endocrine-disrupting effects. In the present study, … Continue reading

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Social disparities in exposures to bisphenol A and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals: a cross-sectional study within NHANES 2003-2006

Nelson et al. Environmental Health Abstract (provisional) Background Bisphenol A (BPA) and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs) are suspected endocrine disrupting compounds known to be ubiquitous in people’s bodies. Population disparities in exposure to these chemicals have not been fully characterized. Methods … Continue reading

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Experts Call For Nationwide BPA Ban Over Hazardous, Carcinogenic Effects

Mike Barrett Natural Society Even small amounts of exposure to many chemicals can result in drastic negative health consequences – bisphenol-A (BPA)  is no exception. Found in many household goods such as plastic and some food items, BPA acts as … Continue reading

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Evidence of Altered Brain Sexual Differentiation in Mice Exposed Perinatally to Low, Environmentally Relevant Levels of Bisphenol A

Rubin et al. Endocrinology Humans are routinely exposed to bisphenol A (BPA), an estrogenic chemical present in food and beverage containers, dental composites, and many products in the home and workplace. BPA binds both classical nuclear estrogen receptors and facilitates … Continue reading

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BPA levels increase after eating canned soup

Source: Impact Lab Eating canned soup every day for just five days caused a 1,000 per cent increase in levels of bisphenol A in the body, they found. Scientists blame this increase on manufacturers using BPA in the lining of … Continue reading

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Neonatal Bisphenol-A Exposure Alters Rat Reproductive Development and Ovarian Morphology Without Impairing Activation of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Neurons

Patisaul et. al. Biology of Reproduction Developmental exposure to endocrine-disrupting compounds is hypothesized to adversely affect female reproductive physiology by interfering with the organization of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. Here, we compared the effects of neonatal exposure to two environmentally relevant … Continue reading

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A Warning by Key Researcher On Risks of BPA in Our Lives

Elizabeth Colbert E360 Yale The chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, has been much in the news lately. BPA is the building block for polycarbonate plastic — the sort of hard, clear plastic often used in water bottles — and it … Continue reading

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