31 Mar '16, 11pm

Two-thirds of food cans tested contain BPA, and the alternatives may not be much better

Two-thirds of food cans tested contain BPA, and the alternatives may not be much better

Toxic Food Cans shines a light on a dirty little secret of canned goods, which has little to do with the food itself, and everything to do with the ultra-thin coating in the can. The ability to preserve foods in cans, where they can be safely and affordably stored for long periods, enabled a sea change in food systems; but it turns out that canned food items may come with a major drawback as well, as the linings of those cans may be complicit in exposing us to potentially toxic chemicals. The issue of bisphenol A, or BPA, in consumer goods isn't new, as we've written about it extensively , but it still remains an issue in our food system, and the alternatives to BPA may be nearly as harmful as the original. New findings from an analysis by The Ecology Center’s HealthyStuff.org lab suggest that the majority of cans on the shelves on the grocery store contain BPA in the lini...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/two-thirds-food-cans...

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