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F.D.A. Makes It Official: BPA Can’t Be Used in Baby Bottles and Cups

Sabrina Tavernise nytimes.com WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that baby bottles and children’s drinking cups could no longer contain bisphenol A, or BPA, an estrogen-mimicking industrial chemical used in some plastic bottles and food packaging. Manufacturers … Continue reading

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Ubiquitous Nature of Aluminum Leading to Increased Exposure

Mike Barrett Natural Society Aluminum, which is used in a large majority of food packaging and even household supplies, is an established neurotoxin at high levels. Although touted to reside at safe levels in nearly all products and in drinking … Continue reading

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TEDxManhattan – Kavita Shukla – Can a Simple Piece of Paper Change the Way We Eat?

Kavita Shukla TED Kavita M. Shukla is the Inventor and Founder/CEO of Fenugreen (www.fenugreen.com), a pioneer in the movement towards sustainable, active, natural food packaging. Fenugreen is addressing the massive, yet often overlooked global challenge of food spoilage (25% of … Continue reading

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Study examines link between vaccinations and exposure to compound widely used in food packaging

Source: EurekAlert CHICAGO – Elevated exposures in children to perfluorinated compounds, which are widely used in manufacturing and food packaging, were associated with lower antibody responses to routine childhood immunizations, according to a study in the January 25 issue of … Continue reading

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PFC chemicals tied to immune problems in kids

Source: Reuters Children exposed to chemicals from food packaging and textile products may have compromised immune systems, researchers said Tuesday. They found kids with more perfluorinated compounds, or PFCs, in their blood stream were less likely to respond to routine … Continue reading

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Could food-packaging chemical rob men of their sex appeal?

Source: Daily Mail A gender-bending chemical found in food packaging may reduce a man’s ability to attract a female, researchers warn. A study from the University of Missouri found male mice who were exposed to bisphenol A as babies became … Continue reading

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