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Bisphenol A (BPA) is a harmful chemical that has been known to negatively affect fetal and infant brain development, as well as interfere with memory and the brain's basic learning processes. Worse, BPA was once used in several types of children's products such as baby bottles and formula packaging — until the FDA ruled that BPA can no longer be used in these products.

This was a significant step in protecting children from this harmful chemical; but BPA isn't outlawed altogether. In fact BPA is still used in various food packaging, soup cans, soda cans, and more. With all of the serious health risks BPA presents, why is it still being used in any products at all?

There are perfectly safe alternatives to BPA, yet manufacturers continue to use the chemical. Write to Senator Dianne Feinstein, ardent opponent to the use of BPA, asking her to draft legislation that would ban BPA in ALL consumer products.

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Dear Senator Feinstein,

You are currently sponsoring bills related to banning BPA — but I would like you to take one step further and ask that BPA is prohibited in ALL consumer products. BPA has been shown to cause serious health problems, ranging from birth defects to stunted brain development. Its inherent risks render it completely useless for human consumption.

I am confused as to why BPA has been banned for use in children's products but is still allowed to be utilized in the manufacture of other products, like soup and soda cans and other food packaging. Exposure happens when the chemical seeps from the plastic container into the contents it's holding. However, alternatives to BPA, such as corn-based substances, do not present this risk.

I am writing to ask that you draft legislation addressing the danger of BPA and stand up for the health of Americans.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures


Aug 2, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 31, 2015 (Name not displayed) I'm doing my best to avoid BPA but it seems to be everywhere. It's high time to get rid of this dangerous packaging that leeches into our food!
Jul 27, 2015 Jody Mahnken
Jul 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 22, 2015 Jessica Laine
Jul 12, 2015 Shadoe Drury
Jul 10, 2015 Ayne Sheldon
Jul 9, 2015 Cindy Hoyle
Jul 9, 2015 Chelsea Dailey
Jul 9, 2015 Lindsay Mugglestone
Jul 8, 2015 ERTIE EVANGELISTA
Jul 5, 2015 Marci Turner
Jul 5, 2015 David Antos
Jul 4, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 4, 2015 Maria Simao
Jul 4, 2015 Laura Cheramie
Jul 3, 2015 Dannis Brown
Jul 3, 2015 Karen Douglas
Jul 3, 2015 Mike Fox
Jul 3, 2015 Joan Virgil
Jul 3, 2015 Maria Simao
Jul 3, 2015 Toni Soderholm
Jul 2, 2015 Nancy Drake
Jul 2, 2015 Trina Harding
Jul 1, 2015 Michael Fox
Jul 1, 2015 Judy Bicheler Please help us to be healthy! It is such a fight all the time.
Jul 1, 2015 Phyllis Saunders
Jul 1, 2015 Kathy Kranick We need to insist that food manufacturing companies and pesticide companies are more concerned about the health of all consumers rather than the health of THEIR bottom line. Please ban BPA, GMO's and dangerous cancer-causing pesticides. Thank you.
Jun 30, 2015 Janice Gintzler Chemicals are toxic in our personal care products. Protect us!
Jun 30, 2015 Margaret Sexauer
Jun 30, 2015 Susan Allen
Jun 30, 2015 Norma Molina
Jun 30, 2015 Susan Glover I'm at high risk. dont want to b exposed to this BPA
Jun 30, 2015 Christy Anthony
Jun 30, 2015 Denise Byrne
Jun 30, 2015 Kathleen Drury Sen. Feinstein, I know you can get this done!
Jun 29, 2015 Stephanie Johnson I buy kid's products labeled "no BPA". It should be banned from everything. LIttle ones eat food not marketed strictly for babies, as do pregnant women. At least get that label on everything until a ban can become law.
Jun 29, 2015 Vitra Garcia REALLY??!! This is a no-brainer!!
Jun 29, 2015 Pam Keithley With scientific evidence of the dangers of BPA, why is legislation taking so long?
Jun 29, 2015 Claudette Altman This is a very dangerous practice with potentially harmful repercussions. Let's stop this now!
Jun 29, 2015 Carol Dipper
Jun 28, 2015 Antonino Gentile
Jun 26, 2015 sherron valdry
Jun 26, 2015 Joanna Rosenberg
Jun 25, 2015 Michael Hawkins
Jun 25, 2015 Kathleen Tashiro
Jun 24, 2015 JoAnna Reynolds
Jun 19, 2015 David Young
Jun 18, 2015 Arkady Vyatchanin
Jun 18, 2015 Jan Pfeiffer-Rios

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