30 May '12, 11am

New BPA Substitute May Be Equally Dangerous | Care2 Causes

New BPA Substitute May Be Equally Dangerous | Care2 Causes

Faced with a growing number of scientific studies that show exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) has a negative impact on human health , companies are starting to remove it from many plastic and paper product. Unfortunately, they’ve largely replaced it with a chemically similar compound, called Bisphenol-S (BPS). It’s a new twist on the classic bait-and-switch: when consumers are up in arms about the toxicity of a certain material, companies quietly replace it with something equally dangerous, but lesser known. They get to rebrand their products and consumers thing they’re protecting themselves from risk. A study recently published in Environmental Science & Technology finds that more toxicology research is required before we’ll really know whether BPS is safer than BPA. Although it has not been studied as much as BPA, preliminary studies show that BPS shares many of the same hor...

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fashiontoast.com 01 Jun '12, 6pm

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Food Labels Aren't Accurate (And That's Dangerous) | Care2 Causes

Food Labels Aren't Accurate (And That's Dangero...

care2.com 27 May '12, 5am

For most people, packaged food is a welcome convenience. Canned, bottled, and prepared foods can be a meal in themselves, ...

Success! Dangerous Forestry Law Partially Vetoed By Brazil | Care2 Causes

Success! Dangerous Forestry Law Partially Vetoe...

care2.com 28 May '12, 5am

Feeling pressure from the upcoming Rio+20 Summit , Brazilian leadership recently vetoed parts of a new forestry code that ...

Dispatches From The War On Women: Prisoners Hav...

care2.com 29 May '12, 9am

Welcome to Dispatches , your round-up of the latest news from the frontlines of the War on Women. Have a story from your s...

"Hysteria" Shows The War on Women Is Nothing New | Care2 Causes

"Hysteria" Shows The War on Women Is Nothing Ne...

care2.com 28 May '12, 12am

Tanya Wexler’s new romantic comedy “Hysteria” is deeper than it appears on the surface. The film uses the real and little-...

Woman Kicks Door In to Save Abandoned Dog | Care2 Causes

Woman Kicks Door In to Save Abandoned Dog | Car...

care2.com 29 May '12, 6am

Written by Brenda Fiehn of Texas Holy Week is a big deal down here in Mexico, the equivalent to the U.S.’s spring break. S...

New VAWA May Ignore Sexual Assault Against Native Americans | Care2 Causes

New VAWA May Ignore Sexual Assault Against Nati...

care2.com 26 May '12, 10am

Rape is at epidemic levels among Native Americans. Some mothers seek out Plan B for “when” their daughters get raped — not...

Is Your Water Bottle Giving You Cancer? New Stu...

desmogblog.com 26 May '12, 3pm

for short, has been in the spotlight for decades, with both the chemical industry and occasionally the federal government ...

Common Pesticide Makes Honey Bees Picky Eaters | Care2 Causes

Common Pesticide Makes Honey Bees Picky Eaters ...

care2.com 27 May '12, 9pm

A new study offers further evidence about the dangerous effects of pesticides on honey bees . Biologists at the University...

Dispatches From The War On Women: Domestic Terror In Georgia | Care2 Causes

Dispatches From The War On Women: Domestic Terr...

care2.com 28 May '12, 7am

Welcome to Dispatches , your round-up of the latest news from the frontlines of the War on Women. Have a story from your s...

Sleepy drivers almost as dangerous as drunken drivers: Study

Sleepy drivers almost as dangerous as drunken d...

straitstimes.com 31 May '12, 3am

Posed photo of a woman driver driving a car. Being sleepy behind the wheel is almost as dangerous as drinking and driving,...