The new bill would ban the use of BPA in food and beverage containers.
Although the Minnesota ban won’t go into effect until 2017, it’s possible that manufacturers will begin to phase out the questionable ingredient before then.
The Natural Resources Defense Council says a loophole in a 1958 law allows food manufacturers to bypass federal safety assessments.
Air pollution is now considered the world’s largest environmental health risk, taking the blame for an estimated seven million premature deaths in 2012, the World Health Organization said.
Azodicarbonamide is used by some U.S. grocery stores and restaurants to whiten dough and speed up the bread-baking process.
The pharmacy chain’s announcement this week reignited the smoking discussion. Read on for more information and resources on habit and addiction.
There’s been a stark rise in autoimmune disorders over the past 50 years, from type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis to celiac disease and asthma. The first step toward a cure is understanding and controlling the causes.