Tag: BPA

Reading List: Overweight Pets, Fake Alli Warning & A Huge Beef Recall

by in Food News, January 22, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Concerns over BPA in plastics, counterfeit Alli sold online, and celebrate National Popcorn Day!

Reading List: Food Label Makeover, Healthy Role Models and Cancer in Your Kitchen?

by in Food News, December 11, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: Restricting sugar leads to overeating, agency calls for a food label makeover, and meats for fast food joints tested more rigorously than school lunch meats.

Reading List: Pedometer Weight Loss, BPA Linked to Impotence & A Fun Food Quiz

by in Food News, November 13, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: There is a hot debate over chocolate milk, BPA has been linked with a decreased sex drive and raw oysters harvested during warm months are under scrutiny.

Reading List: Investigating BPA, Stress and Your Weight & Yet Another Beef Recall

by in Food News, November 6, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: a study shows the chronically stressed turn to fatty foods, kid-friendly TV channels are full of junk food ads and have you checked your fridge for recalled beef?

Are Plastic Food Containers Really Safe?

by in Food News, Food Safety, February 19, 2009

Recent studies have suggested that a chemical called bisphenol-A (a.k.a. BPA), which is found in plastic containers, is hazardous to your health. Time to clear out the cupboards and switch to safer alternatives.