12/18/2013

While bisphenol A has been banned from most food-related products for infants and newborns, a lack of broader legislation puts pregnant women and their children at significant risk, writes Sarah Mosko. Health organizations such as the Breast Cancer Fund and the Environmental Working Group are working to limit exposure with efforts like the BCF's "Cans, Not Cancer" campaign, which urged manufacturers and policy makers to eliminate BPA from food cans. To avoid expose, consumer should store foods in glass containers and avoid heating items in plastics, Mosko writes.

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