Mothers Switch to Glass Baby Bottles after Alleged Plastic Concerns

Published: 23 May 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS

According to the Ventrura County Star, mothers who have traditionally used plastic baby bottles to feed their children are now starting to use glass after information has surfaced about “the possibilities of plastic bottles leaching toxins.” The article reports that as a result of the “confluence of bad publicity surrounding the plastics used in baby bottles,” the demand for glass bottles is “going through the roof.” One of the chemicals in question is bisphenol A or BPA, which is allegedly a “hormone-disrupting chemical that mimics the sex hormone estrogen, leaches from clear, plastic baby bottles into liquids.”

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