Link Between Plastics and Breast Cancer
I just came across this amazing interview on Radio New Zealand describing the links between plastics and breast cancer. Have a listen . . . http://www.radionz.co.nz/search?mode=results&queries_all_query=Breast+Cancer
Environmental Groups Call for Ban on BPA
When I was babysitting my two grandchildren in Vail over the Christmas holidays, I was so tempted to warm up a baby bottle for six-month-old Berkeley Annabel, as it was cold and she needed a bottle warmed. I went with my intuition and decided to run warm water over the bottle rather than put it in a microwave for a few short seconds. I’m so glad I did after seeing a recommendation (see below) that tested nineteen different baby bottles and found that all nineteen of them leeched chemicals when heated in a microwave. This is from our friends at...
Ban Sought On Chemicals in Child Products in Minnesota
We just came across an interesting article that came out yesterday in Minnesota . . . Ban sought on chemicals in child products, Legislators hear conflicting views on two types of plastics. By Jeremy Olsonjolson@pioneerpress.com Article Last Updated: 02/25/2008 11:47:48 PM CST If Minnesota bans certain plastics chemicals from baby bottles and other children’s products this year, it might be the first state to do so. While other states have considered a ban on bisphenol-A (BPA) — which some research has linked to developmental problems in children and reproductive issues — they never passed one into law. San Francisco prohibited...
Overcoming Chemicals in Everyday Foods
This was a very interesting article in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer on how chemicals show up in everyday foods and how a simple switch to organic produce has amazing, positive effects on children.