Tag: BPA

High Levels of BPA Found in Children’s Canned Foods

High Levels of BPA Found in Children’s Canned Foods

Researchers looking into the amounts of a chemical called bisphenol A (BPA) found in canned foods specifically marketed towards children has found that some of the major players in the industry have higher levels of the chemical than the government recommendations. Bisphenol A is potentially hazardous chemical, which with repeated exposure has been linked to [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Bisphenol A’ Found on Paper Money

Bisphenol A’ Found on Paper Money

BPA is a shortened name for bisphenol A. This chemical is common in plastics. BPA, when absorbed into the body behaves similarly to a hormone. It is called an endocrine disruptor and may have effects on behavior and reproduction. It appears that small children and infants are most at risk from its effects. This has [...]

November 12, 2012 More