The FDA has once again delayed their ruling on the safety of the toxic chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) and its potentially harmful health effects from contamination in food packaging products.
On June 3, 2009, FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg had testified before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health. In response to [...]
We’ve heard the word Bisphenol A, or BPA, thrown around quite a bit in the last few years, but what exactly does it mean? We’ve learned that it is bad for our bodies and our health, and that it can be found in reusable food and liquid containers, but why is it so bad? What [...]
In August 2009, well-known Swiss water bottle manufacturer, SIGG, and the SIGG CEO Steve Wasik released a statement revealing that their water bottles made before August of 2008 did in fact contain trace amounts of the harmful, leaching chemical, Bisphenol A (BPA). Wasik had been singing a very different tune in previous years, and as [...]