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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


Dec 12, 2014 John Taylor Jr
Dec 9, 2014 Jermaine Ammari
Dec 9, 2014 Shannon Blea
Dec 9, 2014 annette florence
Dec 8, 2014 suzanne green
Dec 5, 2014 (Name not displayed) Face it all chemicals s/b banned.
Dec 4, 2014 San Billings
Dec 3, 2014 Brock Schwartz
Dec 3, 2014 raphael balboni
Dec 2, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 2, 2014 Thomas Gale
Dec 2, 2014 Lucille Riccitelli
Dec 2, 2014 Sheena Warren
Dec 1, 2014 LINDA ANN WILLIS
Nov 29, 2014 Ellen Gurtner
Nov 28, 2014 NATHANA MARUNICH
Nov 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 26, 2014 Denise Dardarian
Nov 25, 2014 Dina Mattas
Nov 25, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 25, 2014 John and Martha Stoltenberg
Nov 25, 2014 Pamela Viera Stop the use of bpa from a bredt cancer survivor.
Nov 24, 2014 zoe erkelens
Nov 24, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 24, 2014 Katia Alves
Nov 24, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 24, 2014 Dave Wilson
Nov 24, 2014 Nancy Clayton
Nov 24, 2014 Nancy Gehrke
Nov 24, 2014 Jane Channell
Nov 24, 2014 Elaine Sutcliffe
Nov 24, 2014 Lisa Bouchard
Nov 24, 2014 Laura O'Bryant This is a dangerous chemical & there is no need for it. There are too many safer alternatives!
Nov 24, 2014 Theresa Gayler
Nov 24, 2014 Genni Russell
Nov 24, 2014 Ching-Lueh Chang
Nov 24, 2014 Jenny Gooding
Nov 24, 2014 Gayle Bonner
Nov 24, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 24, 2014 Elisa Schwartz Please fund mammograms for prevention.
Nov 24, 2014 PAUL NEEDLES
Nov 24, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 24, 2014 Dorie King
Nov 24, 2014 Janice Porterfield
Nov 24, 2014 Chris Thomann
Nov 24, 2014 celeste del vecchio
Nov 24, 2014 Suzanne Marienau
Nov 24, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Nov 24, 2014 Sharon Cliche
Nov 24, 2014 (Name not displayed) ban BPA

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