• 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

  • Is there BPA in the water?

    Steven Hentges, Ph.D | Posted in INDUSTRY

    The days of river pollution causing fires are long over. These days Americans almost take it for granted that the rivers, streams and lakes around… Read More

  • How much fish can you eat?

    Steven Hentges, Ph.D | Posted in INDUSTRY

    Like most people, you probably like seafood. In addition to tasting good, seafood supplies healthy amounts of vitamins, minerals, proteins and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. … Read More