18 Jul '12, 12pm

FDA Bans BPA in Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups: Manufacturers, retailers and many states have long since removed Bi...

You're learning to recycle plastics (great!), but now you have probably heard reports of nervous consumers cleaning out their cupboards and closets of containers that experts are warning may not be safe to use. The good news is those recycling codes can help you protect your family, and The Daily Green will tell you how. Though it's true regulators and the plastics industry are pointing out that the science on the real-world harms is not yet proven, many are saying the stakes are too high, and the alternatives too easy, to ignore. Read on to see which types of water and baby bottles you don't want to give your kids. Photo: Istock related articles By Dan Shapley In a move seen by advocates as too long in coming, the Food and Drug Administration banned the use of Bisphenol A, a controversial chemical, in baby bottles and sippy cups. Most manufacturers, retailers and many sta...

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Bisphenol A is No Longer Legal In American Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups, No Thanks To The FDA.

Bisphenol A is No Longer Legal In American Baby...

treehugger.com 18 Jul '12, 12pm

A lot of people are cheering what they call a ban by the Food and Drug Administration of Bisphenol A,(BPA) in baby bottles...

FDA bans BPA from sippy cups after sippy cups no longer contain BPA: Thanks, I guess?

FDA bans BPA from sippy cups after sippy cups n...

grist.org 17 Jul '12, 7pm

Good news for opponents of bisphenol-A , the chemical that’s been linked to “mammary and prostate cancer, genital defects ...

New Post: It’s Time to Ban BPA PLS

healthychild.org 25 Jul '12, 9am

I don’t find it at all reassuring that the FDA managed to act relatively quickly on what is essentially a marketing reques...

Do you have any furry, drooling, 4 legged child...

healthychild.org 17 Jul '12, 3pm

The Finnish study followed nearly 400 babies from 9 weeks to one year old. Babies in homes without pets were healthy 65% o...