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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.

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Apr 15, 2014 Nancy Rapp
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Apr 12, 2014 Cindy Caderao
Apr 9, 2014 JULIANNA BENEFIELD
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Apr 5, 2014 Barbara Schrank
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Mar 25, 2014 Alicia Addeo
Mar 25, 2014 Jayne Burdick
Mar 24, 2014 Rena Jones
Mar 23, 2014 Ed Dunn
Mar 23, 2014 Robin Shipton
Mar 21, 2014 Bjorn Skarbo
Mar 21, 2014 Glenda Wilson
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Mar 21, 2014 Tracy Yarr
Mar 21, 2014 Marina Korostyleva
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Mar 21, 2014 Brandi Binau
Mar 20, 2014 Nancy Spillmann
Mar 20, 2014 Nancy Stamm
Mar 20, 2014 Tracy Reddemann
Mar 19, 2014 Kathryn Cain
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Mar 14, 2014 Grainne Gillespie
Mar 13, 2014 Ann Blank
Mar 12, 2014 Jan Weeks
Mar 12, 2014 Jean Dobizl
Mar 11, 2014 MJ Chefalo
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Mar 11, 2014 Connie Swanson Please protect us from further harm with chemicals thanks so much!
Mar 11, 2014 Joan McCormick-Douglas
Mar 11, 2014 JUANI MUÑOZ
Mar 11, 2014 jose henrique rosario santos
Mar 11, 2014 Kat Kolwicz
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Mar 4, 2014 Kaylee Bezemes
Mar 4, 2014 Sharon Lynn Unsworth
Mar 4, 2014 Lindsay Riffle
Mar 4, 2014 Barbara Crane
Mar 4, 2014 Connie Dotson
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Mar 3, 2014 Catherine Rodriguez

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