Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Would you like a little BPA with that?

Environmental Working Group is one of my favorite sites to stay up-to-date on what is going on in our world when it comes to safety for our children.  One of their recent studies, done by researchers at EWG, found BPA on receipts from well-known companies including Walmart, Safeway, McDonald's, KFC, CVS, and Whole Foods. The advice the EWG gives to consumers is to not let infants and children touch receipts, and to wash hands after handling receipts.  I never would have thought that receipts could be bad for my health!  BPA can cause reproductive and behavioral problems, cancer, obesity, diabetes, asthma and heart disease.  To view entire article:

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