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New Study Finds More BPA in Foods for Kids

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Author: sheila hollender

There's more disturbing news on the BPA front. A new study by the Breast Cancer Fund found BPA in six different canned soups and meals marketed to kids. The study, called BPA in Kids' Canned Food, says it found the chemical bisphenol A (BPA), an estrogen disruptor, in disturbing levels.

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Letter from Laurie

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Author: Seventh Generation

Hi Seventh Generation fans! I'm honored to have been asked to write a guest post for this blog. I have long been interested in how we can better care for ourselves and our Earth, though like most people I know, I'm not always sure how best to do that.

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Enter Our Music Sweepstakes!

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Author: Seventh Generation

Check out our new music promotion starring THE LAURIE BERKNER BAND! We've got lots of fun, including an original song and a sweepstakes planned for you.

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BPA in Cans

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Author: sheila.B

Did you know that many canned foods come with a dose of BPA, the estrogenic chemical linked to breast cancer and many other diseases?

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Food Packaging and BPA

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Author: sheila.B

Here's a new study on bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging from our friends at the Breast Cancer Fund, who worked with Silent Spring Institute on this groundbreaking study just published in
Environmental Health Perspectives:

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Women as Agents for Social Change

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Author: sheila.B

Women are the largest group of consumers, and can effect change through our purchasing habits. When we buy laundry detergent made without optical brighteners, or tampons made with 100% organic cotton, we are demanding change.

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Cleaning Needn't Be a Royal Pain

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Author: the Inkslinger

Congratulations, dear Kate! You're about to marry that handsome Prince William bloke and become an honest-to-goodness princess. That's jolly good, but I should warn you that becoming royalty has a serious downside. Instead of a tidy London flat, you and the groom will soon have an entire castle to clean.

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Inventing a Teenager's Memory Quilt

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Author: Walla

A few weeks ago my nephew came down to breakfast wearing a shirt that looked like it belonged to his little brother. Short at the cuffs, tight around the neck, no big deal, right? Except my nephew doesn't have a little brother and the shirt was one I had purchased for him -- in the right size -- the week before. What my nephew does have is a teenager's body that refuses to stop growing.

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Dialing for Diapers

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Author: the Inkslinger

These days, too many of our friends and neighbors have too little. This is especially true where struggling families are concerned. It costs about $11,000 a year to raise a child, but one in four families earn less than that. So we came up with a quick and simple way for all of us to help these moms and dads using nothing more than our cell phones.

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