Say No to Plastics Poisoning Us

A new report in Mother Jones finds that even if plastic bottles and food containers were rid of a notoriously dangerous additive called BPA, they would in many cases remain unsafe -- putting people at risk of breast cancer, prostate cancer, diabetes, obesity, heart disease and numerous other serious ailments.

Estrogenic chemicals -- as dangerous as BPA and worse -- are used in plastics found in water bottles, baby bottles, and all kinds of food containers. The Environmental Protection Agency does not test or regulate these chemicals. Consumers have no way of knowing what's in a product by looking at it or by checking what type of plastic it is.

This petition will be submitted to the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Background:
Mother Jones: The Scary New Evidence on BPA-Free Plastics
Democracy Now: Are Any Plastics Safe?
Living on Earth: BPA-Free Does Not Always Mean Safe

We demand that the federal government serve its primary function of keeping us safe by ending the use of untested chemicals in our food and drink containers.


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23707 3.5 years ago Anonymous PA , US
23706 3.5 years ago Angie Valdez Fremont, CA , US No to poisoning us with all this plastic junk that also fills up land fills and does not biodegrate. We need to get back to basics when we did not have so much throw away everything. Who remembers...
23705 3.5 years ago Bill Hamm Theodore, AL , US
23704 3.5 years ago Constance Del Nero Easton, MD , US
23703 3.5 years ago wendy dannett new york, NY , US
23702 3.5 years ago Garr Sanders Linwood, PA , US
23701 3.5 years ago G Manly Bemidji, MN , US
23700 3.5 years ago Erika Davis Fort Worth, TX , US It's high time we find out if we're being poisoned by plastics.
23699 3.5 years ago Shelley Williams Endwell, NY , US
23698 3.5 years ago john papandrea New york, NY , US
23697 3.5 years ago Johnnie McBride Hastings, NE , US
23696 3.5 years ago Loretta Mento Linwood , NJ , US
23695 3.5 years ago Elizabeth Doubleday San Diego, CA , US
23694 3.6 years ago Doug Stevens mpls, MN , US
23693 3.6 years ago Terry Arndt Beaverton, OR , US
23692 3.6 years ago Diana Ramirez Staten Island , NY , US
23691 3.6 years ago Janis Todd Princeton Jct , NJ , US
23690 3.6 years ago Sr. Barbara King Crestwood, NY , US
23689 3.6 years ago Theresa Chiodo Des Moines, IA , US
23688 3.6 years ago Susan Cicero Alta, WY , US
23687 3.6 years ago Ashley Ferreira Redding, CA , US
23686 3.6 years ago Keeley Harding Portland, OR , US
23685 3.6 years ago A Soler Sunny Isles Beach, FL , US
23684 3.6 years ago Martin Fanrak Upper black eddy, PA , US
23683 3.6 years ago Anonymous East Canton, OH , US
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