Is Microwaving Plastic Food Containers Safe? Experts Say NoLindsey Malone, dietitian and manager of nutrition, at the Ohio hospital says the materials in plastic containers can contaminate other objects when heated.
New Study Shows Quantities Of BPA Found In Canned Food Still HighIt's convenient and a staple in most kitchens, but a lot of canned food still contains an ingredient linked to birth defects and cancer.
California Plans To Delay Warnings On Metal Cans Lined With Chemical BPACalifornia plans to delay state-required warnings on metal cans lined with the chemical BPA, arguing too-specific warnings could scare stores and shoppers in poor neighborhoods away from some of the only fruits and vegetables available — canned ones.
HealthWatch: High Levels Of BPA Linked To Child ObesityNew research reports a link between the bisphenol A (BPA) chemical used in many types of food packaging and childhood obesity. The study found the link existed regardless of how many calories kids were taking in through their diets.
Gov. Brown Signs Ban On BPA Bottles, Enforces Lead BanGov. Jerry Brown has signed a pair of bills intended to protect children from harmful chemicals.
HealthWatch: SF Group's Study Finds BPA In Canned Food For KidsA Bay Area study released Tuesday night raises new concerns about bisphenol-A (BPA) in foods marketed towards children.
HealthWatch: Study Finds Food Packaging A Source Of BPAA new peer-reviewed study suggests how food packaging is a substantial source of exposure to Bisphenol A or BPA.