I should have known better but I did it anyway. It was a hot summer afternoon and the thought of a hotdog with plenty of relish and mustard was too good to pass up. Add some chips, a fresh tomato and a large glass of iced tea, and it seemed like a perfect lunch.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
That headline isn’t entirely correct. As far as I know there are no studies reporting that BPA causes confusion. But it is certainly true that BPA is a confusing subject, and you’re forgiven if you’ve been confused by what you’ve read about BPA over recent years.
Monday, July 30, 2018
Next time you walk down the canned food aisle of the grocery store, take a close look at the labels on the cans. You’re likely to see some with logos indicating that the product is BPA-Free. Since the labels provide no information to explain what that really means, you probably assume it must be a good thing. If it isn’t, why would they put it on the label?
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
The eye-catching headline of a recent news statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) claimed that “some common food additives may pose health risks to children.” And that’s what the media reported, and in some cases embellished, apparently without asking too many questions.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Thursday, June 28, 2018
An important piece of information to answer that question is the level of exposure to BPA for people in New Zealand. Somewhat surprisingly, considering how thoroughly BPA has been studied, no one has apparently measured BPA exposure levels in Kiwis. That data gap makes a new report from New Zealand both novel and important.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
We know from authoritative sources that BPA is safe. For example, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asks and answers the question on its website: “Is BPA safe? Yes.” And the U.S. is not alone; many other government authorities around the world say something similar about the safety of BPA.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Before going to a restaurant or a new movie, there’s a good chance you’ll check some reviews from sources that you trust. Why? Because restaurant and movie critics make their living finding the best food and entertainment so you don’t have to take a chance on a bad experience.
Monday, April 23, 2018
It’s no secret that we’re all exposed to BPA. From extensive research conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and others, we even know how much BPA we are exposed to from our diets and consumer products that we use every day.
Monday, April 9, 2018
If you say something three times it must be true. How do we know that? We know because Lewis Carroll told us so in his poem from 1874 titled The Hunting of the Snark.
“Just the place for a Snark! I have said it twice:
That alone should encourage the crew.
Just the place for a Snark! I have said it thrice:
Thursday, March 29, 2018
If you pay attention to labels on food and beverage containers, you’ve probably seen quite a few labels indicating that a product is BPA-Free. But what does that mean and why is it there?