Whats Wrong With Plastic?A few years ago the use of BPA in plastic baby bottles was banned by the FDA. BPA is synthetic compound used in many plastics. It is also a hormone disruptor. Hormone disruptions can cause things such as cancerous tumors, birth defects, and other developmental disorders.
“A poison kills you, A chemical like BPA reprograms your cells and ends up causing a disease in your grandchild that kills him.” biology professor Frederick vom SaalThe solution by manufacturers was to reformulate what baby bottles are made of. Recent studies tell us that the replacement for BPA might be even MORE toxic. BPS a widespread replacement for BPA is also an endocrine disruptor. BPS is more easily absorbed through the skin and only slightly less toxic than BPA.