Archive for March, 2007

Bertolli Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Published: 29 March 2007
Category: Organic Products in Glass

bertolli.jpgBertolli Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil is made from carefully nurtured olives using organic farming methods. This naturally enhanced Extra Virgin Olive Oil has an enhanced pure flavor and aroma as a result of using traditional filtering methods and bottling in UV resistant glass. Bertolli Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil is now available nationwide in .25 L glass bottles.

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Classico Organic Tomato, Herbs & Spices Pasta Sauce

Published: 28 March 2007
Category: Organic Products in Glass

classico-organic.jpgClassico recently announced its first-ever organic pasta sauce line—Classico Organic. Classico Organic Pasta Sauce is now available in a Tomato, Herbs and Spices variety, which boasts the highest quality organic products, including ripe tomatoes, fresh basil and savory roasted garlic. Classico Organic Pasta Sauce is now available nationwide in grocery stores in 26 oz. glass jars.

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Adina Organic Coffee Infusions

Published: 28 March 2007
Category: Organic Products in Glass

Adina World Beat Beverages is “raising the barista on RTD coffees” with its new line of ready to drink (RTD) coffee beverages, which includes traditional coffee, espresso and latté varieties. These new USDA Organic certified beverages are packaged in 8.5 oz. glass bottles, which feature vibrant shrink sleeve labeling.

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Consumer Advocacy Group Calling for FDA to Regulate BPA

Published: 27 March 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS

According to InsideHealthPolicy.com, a consumer group wants the FDA to regulate bisphenol A (BPA) in plastic and canned foods and beverages. According to the article, “A consumer advocacy group is asking FDA to set a safety standard for a plastic ingredient widely used in the lining of food and drink cans due to concerns […]

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Do you know about Bisphenol A (BPA)?

Published: 26 March 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Cancer, Packaging CONCERNS, Reproductive/Hormonal Changes

According to the Toledo Blade, “MOST Americans know little or nothing about a substance called bisphenol-A, which is why federal health officials and the chemical industry owe the public a definitive and unbiased explanation.” The Blade reports that questions have been raised that a private consulting company employed to help assess the toxicity of […]

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Government Agency Reporting on the Toxicity of BPA may be Tainted

Published: 22 March 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS

Julie’s Health Blog, a blog featured on the Chicago Tribune website, recently included a story about the potential dangers of the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) and its potential to leach from baby bottles into the milk contained. According to the write-up, research organizations are also now showing that the chemical might be migrating from […]

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Are you Swallowing Residues of the Chemical Bisphenol A?

Published: 22 March 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS

According to National Geographic’s The Green Guide, a suspect chemical in plastic bottles and cans, bisphenol A (BPA), may leach out of such containers into the products contained, which could mean you are swallowing residues of the chemical. According to the article, BPA has also been found to migrate, under some conditions, from plastic […]

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Plastic Chemical may Trigger Fat-Cell Activity

Published: 21 March 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Uncategorized

The Washington Post reports that in addition to eating too many cakes and partaking in too little exercise, environmental exposure to chemicals such as bisphenol A may also be making people fat. According to the article, a number of researchers are “pursuing indications that the chemicals, which have been shown to cause abnormal changes […]

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Study Links BPA Exposure to Possible Breast Cancer Later in Life

Published: 21 March 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Cancer, Packaging CONCERNS, Reproductive/Hormonal Changes

According to a recent independently conducted scientific study, developmental exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), “a molecule used to make a very common plastic,” may cause harmful effects in humans as the chemical allegedly accelerates mammary gland development and alters how the gland tissues are formed. The study asserts that the “consequences of this very […]

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Further Studies Needed on the Link Between Phthalates and Obesity

Published: 21 March 2007
Category: Packaging CONCERNS, Phthalates

The Washington Post reports on a study that found exposure to a class of chemicals found in plastics, called phthalates, could be “flueling” the obesity epidemic; however, certain researchers are warning that it might be too premature for people to get alarmed. Dr. Ted Schettler, science director for the Science and Environmental Health Network says, […]

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