Archive for November, 2011

Harvard Study Finds Higher BPA Exposure From Canned Soup

Published: 23 November 2011
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/State & Federal Regulations

“NPR” reports a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that canned food is a source of BPA exposure. In the new study, researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health compared people who were given canned vegetable soup for lunch each day with people who got vegetable soup made without […]


Breast Cancer Fund Recommends Seeking Alternatives To Canned Foods

Published: 17 November 2011
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS

Based on the results of their BPA in Thanksgiving Canned Food report, the Breast Cancer Fund recommends that Thanksgiving cooks seek alternatives to canned foods. They provide can-free recipes for classic Thanksgiving dishes like: Pumpkin Pie, Green Bean Casserole, Cranberry Sauce and Turkey Gravy.

See The Recipes


November 15 is America Recycles Day!

Published: 9 November 2011
Category: Recycling, Sustainability

Kick off America Recycles Day by taking a “pledge to recycle” your glass bottles and jars. Or participate in one of thousands of recycling events across the country. Since 1997, communities across the country have come together on November 15 to celebrate America Recycles Day. More than a celebration, America Recycles Day is the only […]


New Study Finds Phthalates May Affect Child Development

Published: 1 November 2011
Category: Packaging CONCERNS, Phthalates, Studies/State & Federal Regulations

According to “NBC Los Angeles,” a recent study from Columbia University found household and personal care products could have an impact on the developing brains of babies. Phthalates are banned in children’s toys but not in personal care products. Several groups are working to change chemical laws in California to change the way phthalates are […]