Do you use any of these items: plastic drinking containers, cans, bottle caps, plastic cutlery, plastic food storage containers, toys, water pipes? Do you have dental sealants, fillings, or wear eyeglasses? If so, chances are good that BPA (bisphenol A) is part of your life. BPA is used to produce some plastics and epoxy resins. It seems to be in nearly everything plastic in our lives. But BPA can lurk elsewhere too.
BPA is also in printer ink, newspapers and some receipts, which means it ends up in recycled paper. Recycled paper is used from in everything from cardboard to paper towels to food containers. Even if you are consciously trying to remove plastic from your household, the chances are good that BPA is entering your house in some way. Continue reading “Is Plastic Killing You?”