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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

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 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
May 3, 2017 Sabrina Degasperi
May 1, 2017 Susan Milne
May 1, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 30, 2017 JANICK SANSON
Apr 22, 2017 K M Ban BPA for good now!
Apr 22, 2017 Gillian Suess
Apr 22, 2017 EMILY FUNKE
Apr 22, 2017 Patricia Vazquez
Apr 22, 2017 Mary Delger
Apr 22, 2017 (Name not displayed) Please help!
Apr 22, 2017 michele rule
Apr 22, 2017 Jessie Bourke
Apr 22, 2017 Lisa Briggs
Apr 22, 2017 Connie Johnson Please help ban this product.
Apr 22, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 22, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 22, 2017 Miriam Graubard
Apr 22, 2017 Patricia Wirth-Nugent
Apr 22, 2017 Debra Herst
Apr 22, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 22, 2017 George Dys BPA s a known estrogen disrupter. Ba it now!
Apr 22, 2017 debra hoag
Apr 22, 2017 robert butland
Apr 22, 2017 Michael Garrett
Apr 22, 2017 Noreen Fabre Stahl
Apr 22, 2017 Janice Hynek
Apr 22, 2017 Joy Smiley
Apr 22, 2017 Pat Miller
Apr 22, 2017 K.J. Herson
Apr 22, 2017 Tanya Vargason
Apr 22, 2017 Francis Ray
Apr 22, 2017 Andrew Deakin
Apr 15, 2017 KAREN WASSING
Apr 15, 2017 Victoria Joslin
Apr 15, 2017 Thao Vu
Apr 15, 2017 Cheryle Blankenship

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