….BPA is an endocrine disruptor that interrupts hormones and, in laboratory experiments on animals, has been linked with breast cancer, prostate cancer, hyperactivity and other metabolic and behavioral problems, diseases which are all on the rise in the West. But the plastics and chemicals industries insist its use is safe and accuse campaigners of misleading the public, pointing to industry-funded studies involving large numbers of rodents that have shown no harm…..Source: Independent.co.uk Grantlawrence, BPA: The Gender Bending Chemical in Your Food and Drinks, Apr 2010You should read the whole article.
Friday, April 2, 2010
I found this fascinating quote today:
- ~Nature is my Religion~ Eccentric, Atheist, Freethinker, Paganistic (minus the god/s) Free Spirited Old Hippie-type, A Mediocre Artist & Jewelry Maker, Writer of Bad Poetry, Lover of Whimsy, Thunderstorms, Books, cheap Red Wine & the unconventional. I Seek a quiet life close to Nature and grow veggies and herbs, compost, day dream. 'Veni, Vidi, Vixi'. -translated- 'I came, I saw, I Lived'. (Contemplations, by Victor Hugo).