What’s the value of a BPA Free label?

BPA Free.The newest buzz about “BPA free” is that it may not mean that the product that is saying it is necessarily safer than it was before. For one reason, the acetate that may have been used to replace BPA could even be more harmful than BPA!
There are some ways to avoid BPA which have been published at http://www.breastcancer.org/risk/factors/plastic that tell give you steps you can take to avoid the harm of BPA. One, however, is the “BPA Free” labelling may not be as helpful as one might beleive for the above reason. The other steps, however, are most helpful.

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AMA Finally gets on board!!!

Cattle ranchThe American Medical Association (AMA) is calling for federal action to ban antibiotic use in food animals for growth promotion purposes so as to slow the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Responses echo the exact sentiment of those who have been aware of the dangers of antibiotic use in food animals. They are basically saying “What took them so long?”

Have a glass of wine on the beach?

Wine on the beachThere’s a new fad that’s just beginning. Several wineries are now producing the equivalent of a glass of wine in a plastic package for use outdoors, like a picnic or getting sun at the beach. Everyone knows about what happens when you leave a plastic bottle of water in your car on a hot day. So, do you think it’s really a cool idea to have your plastic cup of wine on the beach?