23 May '11, 9pm

BPA Ban in California?

BPA Ban in California?

It may soon be illegal to have Bisphenol-A (BPA) in sippy cups, baby bottles, infant formula, and baby food. According to Grist , the California State Assembly will be deciding the fate of Assembly Bill 1319, the Toxin-Free Infants and Toddlers Act today. BPA exposure has been linked to increased risk of cancer, diabetes, and reproductive issues, to name a few. And 90% of us have sketchy levels of this stuff in our bodies already. Celebrity eco- and health-activists like Meryl Streep have been raising awareness on the dangers of BPA for years. She once said that “consumers need to be like chemists or toxicologists when they go shopping.” BPA is already nominated for this year’s Toxies for Least Sexy Performance : Bisphenol-A (BPA) began her career as an estrogen impersonator in the 1930s, making her a true grandame of the craft. She evolved into an incredibly versatile act...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/05/23/bpa-ban-in-california/

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