|BPA is absorbed in the mouth; could explain high blood levels|
Environmental Health News - 6/19/2013. Synopsis by John Peterson Myers - A new experiment with dogs finds that bisphenol A can be absorbed in the mouth and pass directly into the bloodstream, just as nitroglycerin under the tongue. This way it bypasses detoxification in the liver after absorption in the gut. The result is that much more biologically active BPA is available to possibly cause health effects, with major implications for how much risk BPA may pose for human health.
|18 mayors: Limit use of food stamps to buy soda|
Portland Press Herald - 6/19/2013. By Jennifer Peltz, AP - The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks.
|Maine lawmakers overwhelmingly endorse no toxic chemicals in children's toys|
Kennebec Journal - 6/19/2013. By Steve Mistler - Lawmakers overwhelmingly advanced a bill aimed at beefing up the state program designed to phase out toxic chemicals in children's products, but final passage is still in question. "My guess is that this law will pass and then it will die" in the budget-writing committee, said Sen. Tom Saviello, R-Wilton.
|GMOs linked to blood cell disorders, leukemia: New study|
Natural News - 6/19/2013. By Ethan A. Huff - A new study published in the open-access, peer-reviewed Journal of Hematology & Thromboembolic Diseases has revealed that GMOs indeed damage and toxify human blood cells, and can consequently lead to the development of deadly blood diseases like anemia and leukemia.