I like this Butterworth. I have written too often about BPA–I think politicians should be reminded that pretending to save people is the charlatan’s pose.
Category Archives: Bisphenol A (BPA)
I have seen and reviewed a lot on Bisphenol A (BPA) and it isn’t toxic in any way.
The FDA announced: Continue reading
Exposure to BPA is entirely harmless. Continue reading
Ex-UK Science Advisor on BPA: ‘Being frank, I think the only way you could hurt babies with bisphenol A baby bottles is to baton them with them’
But there was no scientific evidence that the levels found in the plastic used to make baby bottles was harmful to children, said Sir John. Continue reading
The American Chemistry Council is suing the state to keep BPA off the list. Continue reading
French food safety agency goes junk science on BPA; Claims BS mouse study shows fetal exposure causes adult breast cancer
The baby mice were first exposed to BPA and then to known mammary carcinogens… and BPA gets the blame?! Continue reading
Leading Environmental Group Scientist Praises FDA’s Ground-Breaking Research On BPA: A Tipping Point In The Controversy?
“So it came as something of a shock to the panel and the audience when, after the presentation by the FDA’s Daniel Doerge, Ruthann Rudel, an expert on endocrine disruption at the Silent Spring Institute (named after the Rachel Carson book which ignited the environmental movement) praised his research. ‘I actually just want to thank you for the work that you’ve done, because I’ve found your studies to be some of the most clarifying and helpful pieces of information in making my way through the bisphenol A woods,’ said Rudel.” Continue reading
New driver’s licenses in New York will be made of polycarbonate — often (always?) made with bisphenol A (BPA). Since the enviros have attacked receipts containing BPA, will they go after the new licenses as well? Continue reading
Aside from the improper use of statistical analysis and lack of biological plausibility, widespread BPA use predates the supposed “epidemic” of asthma by decades. Continue reading
“Diseases associated with exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) could be more simply explained by an unhealthy diet of pre-packaged fast foods that come in plastic wrapping containing the chemical.” Continue reading
What does it matter if BPA is harmless? Continue reading
Doubtful. Reduced testosterone production in cultured fetal testicle cells swimming in a BPA solution? Continue reading
We broke this story in April 2011. Continue reading
“Recent University of Missouri research could not replicate results of a previous study linking exposure to the chemical bisphenol A — commonly known as BPA — to obesity and diabetes.” Continue reading
“Ironically, earlier this year, researchers pointed out that the chemical used to replace BPA for plastic baby bottles and reusable water bottles, known as Bisphenol S (BPS), is actually a more potent “endocrine disrupter” and that the human body does not metabolize BPS as easily!” Continue reading
Most of the toxic bisphenol A contained in products Canadians use every day is either destroyed or winds up in landfills, says a new study for Environment Canada. Continue reading