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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


Jul 26, 2017 Eva Sandhammar
Jul 25, 2017 Alanna Reuben
Jul 19, 2017 Fern Swecker
Jul 17, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jul 14, 2017 Danijela Cebic
Jul 10, 2017 (Name not displayed) Ban BPA use completely!!
Jul 10, 2017 Iain Butcher
Jul 9, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jul 6, 2017 Carolyn Whiting
Jul 6, 2017 tiffany dellaria
Jul 5, 2017 Patricia Gillespie
Jul 5, 2017 SUSAN-ROSE SLATKOFF This is very important for women who have had breast cancer as well as for children.
Jul 5, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jul 5, 2017 cheryl gaudette Why are we still allowing these companies to make and sell the products that kill us...we must stand up and not stand for this anymore!!
Jul 1, 2017 Léa Le Brizaut
Jun 29, 2017 marsha Croner
Jun 27, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jun 23, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jun 23, 2017 Pat Brooks
Jun 9, 2017 Beth Smith
Jun 9, 2017 James Deschene
Jun 4, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jun 1, 2017 Senem Birinci
Jun 1, 2017 Su Murphy
May 31, 2017 Maralyn James
May 31, 2017 sonia santos
May 31, 2017 Gelisa Rivera
May 30, 2017 Marcy Chamblin The corn-based substances must, however, be non-GM'd!!
May 30, 2017 Melinda Norman
May 30, 2017 Sam Baldwin
May 30, 2017 Patricia Tarantino
May 30, 2017 Lynne Miles
May 30, 2017 Delicia Burnell
May 30, 2017 (Name not displayed)
May 28, 2017 Mark Bastian
May 28, 2017 Gail Farmer
May 25, 2017 Sarah McAlister
May 24, 2017 Paola Moretti
May 24, 2017 Wayne Cosby
May 24, 2017 Stacy Wykle
May 21, 2017 Kristy Kelley
May 20, 2017 NINA CHENG AGREE
May 18, 2017 Dennis Dougherty
May 18, 2017 Judy Rees
May 17, 2017 Hristo Penev Just stop it!
May 17, 2017 (Name not displayed)
May 17, 2017 Susannah Gelbart
May 17, 2017 Dean OBrien
May 8, 2017 Ann Lindsey Please bam BPA entirely. It is dangerous.
May 3, 2017 Cindy Zatlokowicz

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