BPA-free plastic products were supposed to be safer compared to those that contained the infamous ingredient. However, researchers accidentally discovered that BPA alternatives are still as dangerous, resulting to chromosomal abnormalities in exposed mice.
Public Health September 15, 2018
Prenatal BPA exposure has been found to increase risks of depression and anxiety symptoms in boys. This is on top of other adverse effects that have been associated with the chemical so far, like preterm births and lung complications.
Public Health August 17, 2016
Chemicals found in plastic food containers may damage children's teeth beyond repair. These chemicals were found to disrupt teeth enamel function, which provides dental protection.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 2, 2016
Campbell Soup will transition to BPA-free cans to address consumer health and safety concerns. BPA is used to line cans to prevent the food contents from corroding the metal. Here's why you should care.
Life April 4, 2016
In a new survey of 192 food cans from major retailers, 86 percent of those purchased in Canada contained the endocrine disrupting chemical bisphenol A or BPA. The report also warned about the safety and dangers of BPA alternatives.
Life April 1, 2016
There is something new in a Campbell soup can, and it is not a new flavor. The company has decided to shift to BPA-free cans by 2017.
Life March 30, 2016
BPA was linked to increased risk for premature birth. Pregnant women with high concentration of the plastic chemical in their blood are at increased risk of giving birth before their baby is due.
Life March 27, 2016
Although Bisphenol S (BPS) has been touted as a better alternative to Bisphenol A, a study using zebrafish found that low exposure to both chemicals speeds up embryonic growth and alters the reproductive system. The level of chemicals used in the study was same with the chemicals' traces in polluted waters.
February 3, 2016
A decision by a board of experts would have BPA-containing products such as plastic bottles and canned goods that are distributed in California bear a label that warns of the harmful effect of BPA on women's reproductive health.
Life May 10, 2015
Researchers at the University of Calgary, Canada, have conducted a study which reveals that both BPA and BPS (that are found in plastic, canned foods etc.) can cause alterations in the brain development, which leads to hyperactivity in zebrafish. Zebrafish share 80 percent of the genes found in humans.
Life January 14, 2015
Bisphenol A (BPA) lining in food cans can elevate the risk of high blood pressure. People with high blood pressure and heart disease should understand the risks involved with the consumption of soda cans and other food items.
Life December 9, 2014
Handling cash register receipts that are made from thermal paper elevates the risk of BPA exposure. BPA can be transferred from hand to food and also be absorbed via the skin.
Life October 23, 2014
Bisphenol A can be easily absorbed into human blood streams from cash register receipts, according to a new study from the University of Missouri. But how much danger does the public face?
Life October 22, 2014
The exposure of bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy in women may increase the risk of lung problems in their children. Effects of BPA in early childhood may disappear over time.
Life October 7, 2014
BPA is a harmful chemical, and a new study shows you may be absorbing it every time you shop.
Life February 27, 2014