05 Mar '12, 11pm

Breaking News: Campbell's Soup Pledges to Phase Out BPA Lined Cans

Breaking News: Campbell's Soup Pledges to Phase Out BPA Lined Cans

Exposure to BPA, is a well-documented health issue. BPA, a material used to make the epoxy-resin linings of metal food cans for all sorts of products, has been linked in lab studies to breast and prostate cancer, infertility, early puberty in girls, type-2 diabetes, obesity, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and more. BPA exposure in children presents a unique risk, as children are affected during development when their hormonal systems are trying to develop correctly, not incorrectly due to chemical exposure. Forbes reports that Campbell’s Chief Financial Officer Craig Owens says that the shift to BPA-free cans had already begun, noting, “We recognize that there is some debate over the use of BPA, ” but goes on to say that “The trust that we’ve earned from our consumers for over 140 years is paramount to us. Because of this we’ve already started using alternatives ...

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Campbell's to stop using BPA in soup cans

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