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Of Rats, People and Bisphenol A

4 Nov 2021

Bisphenol A (BPA) first hit the headlines in 2008 when Canada banned polycarbonate baby bottles because of possible leaching of the chemical from the plastic into the contents. Concern had been...

It’s In The Can!

17 Sep 2021

A liner prevents the metal from reacting with the can’s contents. The concern is about bisphenol A (BPA), one of the components used to produce the epoxy resin, leaching out into the food or...

Turning Up the Heat on Thermal Paper Receipts

25 Feb 2020

When you are spending money at a store, the cost may be more than the amount shown on the cash register receipt. According to some researchers, there is a cost to health. That’s because handling...

Bisphenol A

31 May 2017

Bisphenol A (BPA) has been the subject of much recent controversy due to reports that it can cause birth defects, impaired sugar control as well as other health problems in rodents.  Bisphenol A is...

Tempest in a K cup

20 Mar 2017

A question came up about the risks of chemicals leaching out of those convenient coffee K cups. Yes, chemicals do leach out. That of course is the idea, you want to leach out the hundreds of...

Murky Mercola

20 Mar 2017

If you haven’t heard of Joe Mercola, you have not been surfing the waves of health advice on the web. He is an osteopathic physician whose practice now is limited to offering mostly iffy medical...

A "majestically scientific" study casts doubt on the risks associated with Bisphenol A

20 Mar 2017

I must say that I have never previously heard a study described as “majestically scientific.”  But the British do have a way with words. And those were the words that Dr. Richard Sharpe of the...

The Golden Marketing of Golden Alcohol

20 Mar 2017

Marketing these days is often based not on what is in a product, but rather on what it doesn’t contain. Labels scream no cholesterol, no trans fats, no gluten, no BPA, no phthalates, no parabens...

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