New Report about BPA in Canned Goods: No Silver Lining

Post by Katy Farber
May 25, 2010

You've heard of BPA, and probably have a stainless steel water bottle, or BPA free versions for you and your family.  If not, you can get many snazzy ones here at MightyNest.  But how about canned foods?  We know there is BPA in most cans, but how much?  And as much as we try to eliminate canned goods from a healthy diet, this is no easy task for busy working families. Read more...

Vermont Senate Votes to Ban BPA (and what to do if your state is slacking)

Post by Katy Farber
April 06, 2010

In another move where states are taking the lead role in chemical reform and safety, the Vermont senate has voted to ban BPA in sippy cups, water bottles, infant formula, and food containers.  Now the bill heads to the house. The Times Argus reports that: Read more...

Finally, Ban Toxic BPA (2 Easy Actions)!

Post by Katy Farber
December 01, 2009

If you are here on MightyNest, you've probably heard of BPA. It's an endocrine disruptor that shows up in plastics:  in baby bottles, water bottles, the lining of cans, and dental sealants.  And more and more reports are showing its toxicity in humans.  Read more...

The Consumer's Union finds Unsafe Levels of BPA in Food Packaging

Post by Katy Farber
November 05, 2009

I've been trying to reduce our family's exposure to BPA in canned foods and other food packaging for a long while.  I gave up canned soups, canned tomatoes, and other canned veggies becau Read more...

No BPA in My Coffee (the “I’m Not a Paper Cup” Porcelain Cup)

porcelain coffee mug
Post by Katy Farber
October 22, 2009

I’m lusting after this "I'm not a Paper Cup" Porcelain Cup by DCI. See, I’ve been all eco-friendly for years, pouring my daily java into various reusuable mugs. One had stainless steel on the inside, but I lost that one along the way. My newer one, well, it is steel on the outside, and— PLASTIC! Read more...

Klean Kanteen (oh so much better than BPA containing Sigg bottles!)

klean kanteen
Post by Katy Farber
September 01, 2009

Klean Kanteen has had it together long before many of us were paying attention to BPA (bisphenol A)--you know, the endocrine mimicking chemical in plastics that leeches into water and food. Read more...

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