• Does Your Body Need A BPA Detox?

    Steven Hentges, Ph.D | Posted in SAFETY

    If you search the term “detox” on the internet you’ll find more than a few results.  In particular, Google returned about 161,000,000 results this afternoon. … Read More

  • Information-Free Labels – It’s Not What You Need To Know

    Steven Hentges, Ph.D | Posted in SAFETY

    Have you seen any BPA-Free labels lately? You know what I mean – the ones that appear on the packaging of all manner of foods and consumer products, often with green imagery to let you know that the product is safe for you and the environment. Have you ever wondered what exactly those labels mean?  If your answer to either of those questions is yes, you’ve probably been misinformed.   Read More

  • My Polycarbonate Vacation

    Steven Hentges, Ph.D | Posted in SAFETY

    Most people try very hard to not take their work with them on vacation. Vacations are supposed be refreshing and a good way to… Read More

  • Three Reasons to Safely Drink out of Plastic Water Bottles

    Steven Hentges, Ph.D | Posted in SAFETY

    It sometimes seems not a day goes by without another article on the internet announcing 5, 7 or even more reasons not to drink out of plastic water bottles. That recommendation could only make sense if the reasons are valid, and this is where the articles come up dry. With the three reasons below, you can safely ignore the 5, 7, or more reasons in so many other articles and continue to drink out of plastic bottles to your heart’s content. Read More

  • The National Academy of Sciences Comments on BPA

    Steven Hentges, Ph.D | Posted in SAFETY

    Last week an expert committee of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released a report with the esoteric title “Application of Systematic Review Methods in an Overall Strategy for Evaluating Low-Dose Toxicity from Endocrine Active Chemicals.” I’m guessing that one slipped by under your radar screen. Just reading the title might deter you from reading any further, but keep reading this blog since the report revealed a very important observation about bisphenol A (BPA). Read More