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.


201-225 of 23807 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add a comment if you ...
23607 3.6 years ago Randy Nies Minneapolis, MN , US
23606 3.6 years ago priscilla flores los angeles, CA , US
23605 3.6 years ago elaine bitzel san francisco, CA , US
23604 3.6 years ago Paul La Chance Anderson, CA , US
23603 3.6 years ago Linc Conard Uden, CA , US
23602 3.6 years ago NM Porter Ypsilanti, MI , US
23601 3.6 years ago Elise Capley Merlin, OR , US
23600 3.6 years ago J simpson south Lyon, MI , US PLASTIC IS POISON
do your jobs ...protect the the public
23599 3.6 years ago Theresa Chiodo Des Moines, IA , US
23598 3.6 years ago Anonymous Panama City Beach, FL , US Most plastics are toxic as food and beverage containers. Worse, if not recyceable and recycled, they are toxic for the whole environment. Recall that there is a whole island of it polluting the Pa...
23597 3.6 years ago Diane Bossers Gaylordsville, CT , US
23596 3.6 years ago Greg Tompkins Milwaukee, WI , US
23595 3.6 years ago Anonymous lancaster, CA , US
23594 3.6 years ago Caleb Dance Henderson, KY , US
23593 3.6 years ago Anonymous New City, NY , US
23592 3.6 years ago Marc Beschler New York, NY , US
23591 3.6 years ago Dr. F Taylor Hilton Head, SC , US
23590 3.6 years ago David Owens Durham, NC , US
23589 3.6 years ago Ed Jocz Freehold, NJ , US
23588 3.6 years ago Kenneth Stokem Castleton on Hudson, NY , US
23587 3.6 years ago Anonymous meriden, CT , US
23586 3.6 years ago John McDevitt Havana, FL , US
23585 3.6 years ago Jacob Nolan Willcox, AZ , US Plastic is the worst invention of man-kind.
23584 3.6 years ago Diane Krell-Bates San Diego, CA , US
23583 3.6 years ago BILL MARCH Eureka, CA , US BAN PLAXTIC FOOD AND DRINK CONTAINERS...PERIOD!!!
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