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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


Oct 19, 2014 Tonya Sherman
Oct 18, 2014 debbie mason
Oct 17, 2014 Lucilla Gonzalez-Borik
Oct 16, 2014 Eric Peterson
Oct 13, 2014 arlene bishop
Oct 11, 2014 penni steinberg
Oct 7, 2014 Meg Blanchard
Oct 7, 2014 Nancy Kosa
Oct 7, 2014 Evelyn Mayo
Oct 5, 2014 Richard Bosboom
Oct 4, 2014 Joey Stevenson
Oct 3, 2014 Gaye Hyre
Oct 2, 2014 Iris Smith
Oct 2, 2014 Yvonne Long-Starling
Oct 2, 2014 Deanna Griffin
Oct 2, 2014 Peter Supersano
Oct 2, 2014 Karen Scrivner
Oct 2, 2014 Leslie Williams
Oct 2, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 2, 2014 Kim Taylor
Oct 2, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 27, 2014 Choky Alvarez
Sep 24, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 23, 2014 Jessica Doherty
Sep 23, 2014 Jennifer Shifflett
Sep 23, 2014 Elak Swindell
Sep 20, 2014 Christa Pfeiffer
Sep 20, 2014 Adelina Jaudal
Sep 19, 2014 Dana Myers
Sep 19, 2014 Sherry Smith-Meyers
Sep 17, 2014 Nancy Wein
Sep 16, 2014 Destinee Souza
Sep 16, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 16, 2014 Kalinke ten Hulzen
Sep 11, 2014 Vaiva Griskaite
Sep 11, 2014 DONNETTA WILLIAMS
Sep 9, 2014 Lauren Smith
Sep 9, 2014 (Name not displayed) Stop using BPA in all food containers!
Sep 9, 2014 Eileen Hammack
Sep 9, 2014 Diane Moran Please help us ALL to attain the Best health possible.
Sep 9, 2014 Diane Foote
Sep 9, 2014 Mary Jane Ferluga
Sep 9, 2014 Susan Chalker
Sep 9, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 9, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 9, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 9, 2014 AJ Atherton
Sep 9, 2014 Wil Teunissen
Sep 8, 2014 Nina Burse Take a look at the policies in Europe and make manufacturers prove their products and packaging are safe BEFORE it's allowed on the market! The rise in Autism, Cancer, Auto-immune disorders in this country should be enough evidence!
Sep 8, 2014 (Name not displayed)

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