Archive for December, 2005

Microsoft, Kaiser Permanente and Others Say “NO” to PVC Plastic Packaging

Published: 7 December 2005
Category: Cancer, Packaging CONCERNS, Reproductive/Hormonal Changes

According to this article, mega-companies such as Microsoft, Kaiser Permanente, Crabtree and Evelyn and others, have demonstrated concern about “the environmental health impacts of their products or packaging by phasing out PVC plastic.” According to the article on, “Hazardous chemicals are used and released in this commonly used material, the second highest selling […]


Bisphenol A (BPA) and damage to developing brain tissue

Published: 2 December 2005
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Reproductive/Hormonal Changes, Studies/State & Federal Regulations

Can bisphenol A (BPA), a widely used chemical for use in products such as food cans, milk container linings, water pipes and even dental sealants, disrupt estrogen functions in the brain? According to this article, the answer is yes. This article reports on a study conducted by a University of Cincinnati (UC) research […]