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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

Mar 21, 2018 Cathryn Classen
Mar 21, 2018 Janie Anderson
Mar 14, 2018 Gail Deutsch
Mar 14, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 14, 2018 Susie Edwards
Mar 14, 2018 Barbara Jack
Mar 14, 2018 Karen Dunn Please prohibit this product. The US seems to be reluctant to ban things that are harmful to human beings chosing to save money for companies rather than lives. Let's change that.
Mar 14, 2018 Matthew McWhirr
Mar 14, 2018 Carol Rue
Mar 14, 2018 Betty Bradbury
Mar 14, 2018 Doreen DeLuca
Mar 14, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 14, 2018 Fred Fall
Mar 14, 2018 Dawn Bowers
Mar 6, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 4, 2018 Deborah Ward
Feb 24, 2018 Jessica Haag
Feb 23, 2018 Fernanda Camino
Feb 23, 2018 Anita Phillips
Feb 22, 2018 Elaine Becker
Feb 22, 2018 Candice C
Feb 22, 2018 Graciela Rodriguez-Sero
Feb 22, 2018 Kathleen Siskron
Feb 22, 2018 Kim Hanke
Feb 13, 2018 Bonnie Steiger
Feb 8, 2018 Anne-Marie Henkes
Feb 4, 2018 Troy Hankerson
Feb 4, 2018 Madeline DeMuccio I had breast cancer due to the environment. I am doing chemo! Please I beg..take out these chemicals hurting so many women with breast cancer!
Jan 31, 2018 Brandon Woodward
Jan 31, 2018 Martha Jaquith
Jan 27, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jan 25, 2018 Kevin Dahl
Jan 24, 2018 Mei Lou Klein
Jan 23, 2018 Jeanie Anderson
Jan 23, 2018 T.J. Pitts
Jan 21, 2018 IL Sheehan
Jan 21, 2018 Roger & Joyce Harry It is all about the dollar, not our health. If there is proof it affects our health it needs to be banned, NOW, NOT LATER.
Jan 21, 2018 Perlita Schubert
Jan 21, 2018 Lynn Laupheimer
Jan 20, 2018 B.A. Wells
Jan 20, 2018 KIM Reeder
Jan 19, 2018 Candy Barber
Jan 18, 2018 Donna Selquist
Jan 18, 2018 Melody Pomerenke I am writing to ask that you draft legislation addressing the danger of BPA and stand up for the health of Americans.
Jan 18, 2018 susan foley
Jan 17, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jan 12, 2018 Maria Rainho
Jan 7, 2018 Rosemary Rannes
Jan 3, 2018 Robert Cooke, Jr.
Jan 3, 2018 Christopher Porter

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