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2010-05-18 11:30:00

New Study Finds Foods Contaminated with Chemical Senator Feinstein, others demand BPA ban in Food Safety Bill WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Diane Feinstein stood with environmental health advocates today on Capitol Hill to release a new report that demonstrates alarming levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in common canned foods.

2010-02-11 15:20:00

Cal-EPA signals 'intent to list' plastics chemical under Prop. 65 SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.

2010-01-20 23:01:00

Congressional reform of toxics law could save billions in health care costs WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new analysis released today, "The Health Case for Reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act," the U.S.

2010-01-15 18:56:00

YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports, expressed disappointment with the U.S.

2009-12-14 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental health advocates hope that U.S.

2009-12-11 09:36:00

Immediate action needed to protect public while agency finalizes safety review SAN FRANCISCO, Dec.

2009-11-03 17:02:00

Consumer Reports Study Detected BPA in Some Canned Foods SAN FRANCISCO, Nov.

2009-08-04 17:06:52

Massachusetts told parents of babies to avoid plastic milk bottles reinforced with bisphenol A, a controversial chemical tied to developmental problems. The warning follows an exhaustive yearlong review of the organic compound, commonly abbreviated as BPA, found in products ranging from baby bottles to canned food linings. Studies in laboratory animals suggest BPA -- suspected of being hazardous to humans since the 1930s -- might increase the risk of developmental problems in some fetuses and...

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2009-03-15 06:50:00

On Friday, US lawmakers introduced a bill that would ban the toxic chemical Bisphenol-A from food and beverage containers.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.