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Monday Moaning

Here we go again.

Corporate sleight of hand.

15bpa.spanWe promoted the dangers and high toxicity of BPA and many manufacturers have stopped using it and now advertise their products as “BPA Free!”

So what did the manufacturers do?

Swapped it for BPS – Bisphenol-S. Not quite as toxic, slower to degrade, so it hangs around longer.

and therefore will be more likely to remain a persistent toxin and environmental pollutant. It has already been found to be present in the urine of 81% of those tested from the United States and seven Asian countries… … new concern is being raised by a study published this month in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives showing that BPS has estrogenic activity comparable to estradiol, the most potent and therefore concerning human estrogen… ” – DES Daughter Network

So, it’s really a case of out of the frying pan and into the fire as thousands of consumer products now contain BPS.

aBPA

What’s next?

Go on, surprise me…

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