Episode 24 – Is BPA Poisoning YOU?

e8dc6f_0d57715fec234d1c8194e1a927487031Ha! Have you seen scare news titles like that before? We have! And we immediately think “oh no! IS it?!”.  In this week’s episode we look into why so many things are now labeled bpa free, and what the science says about it’s safety.

Plastic-Water-BottlesSara and I both use stainless steel reusable water bottles (that are bpa free).  We talked a lot about the possible environmental effects of bpa and disposable water bottles.  Let us know what kind of water bottle you use!

Sources:

https://pubs.acs.org/cen/government/86/8622gov1.html

https://www.epa.gov/assessing-and-managing-chemicals-under-tsca/bisphenol-bpa-action-plan

https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/PublicHealthFocus/ucm064437.htm

https://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/IngredientsPackagingLabeling/FoodAdditivesIngredients/UCM424011.pdf

http://www.efsa.europa.eu/sites/default/files/corporate_publications/files/factsheetbpa150121.pdf

https://www.fda.gov/downloads/NewsEvents/PublicHealthFocus/UCM424266.pdf

https://www.fda.gov/newsevents/publichealthfocus/ucm064437.htm

https://www.fda.gov/downloads/NewsEvents/PublicHealthFocus/UCM197778.pdf

https://examine.com/nutrition/erd-6-is-out-and-here-s-your-exclusive-sneak-peek/

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