Many consumers have taken steps to curb their use of products containing the chemical bisphenol A, or BPA. Thanks to this newsletter and other voices, folks are learning that BPA poses health risks that far outweigh its benefits. This toxic substance is commonly used in all things plastic including baby bottles, plastic food storage containers and nearly all drink containers — soda, water, juice, you name it.
But if you’ve switched to “BPA-free” products, watch out! It turns out the plastic industry has merely substituted another dangerous chemical. Keep reading and I’ll explain. . .