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02.06.17

Drum Roll, Please: No Estrogenic Activity Found in Tests of New Replacement for BPA in Food Can Linings

by Janet Nudelman, MA and Sharima Rasanayagam, PhD THE GIST What is the problem? Bisphenol A (BPA) is an endocrine disrupting chemical used in the lining of many food and beverage cans. Studies have shown that BPA can leach from the lining of cans into the food and then into people. Growing consumer concern over ... Read more...

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Jeff Cresswell and Michelle Kalberer

Jeff Cresswell and Michelle Kalberer, Klean Kanteen

Jeff Cresswell and Michelle Kalberer, co-owners of the stainless steel bottle company Klean Kanteen, were honored with a Breast Cancer Fund Hero Award in 2010. Recognizing the mounting scientific concern regarding human exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) through plastic and lined aluminum water bottles, Jeff and Michelle have built Klean Kanteen into a successful company which provides a safe and environmentally-friendly alternative. The company has led the market in providing sustainable products and has become an active supporter of the Breast Cancer Fund’s work to eliminate BPA from all food and beverage containers.