BPA QUICK SUMMARY WITH ADVICE TO AVOID

BPA, a chemical that mimics the hormone estrogen, has been used to harden plastics for more than 40 years but has been banned from baby bottles and children’s products because of growing concerns that it may be linked to a host of health issues.

Now comes news from Oakland’s Center for Environmental Health that some cups labeled BPA-free contain other chemicals that appear to pose an equal if not greater health hazard. Continue Reading →