Food

Reducing Toxics in Packaging: California AB 2761

The California Reducing Toxics in Packaging Act of 2024 (AB 2761 Hart), would remove two very toxic chemicals from plastic packaging....

No Toxics in Food Packaging

The No Toxics in Food Packaging Act of 2023 (H.R. 6105 - Reps.Read More

Eliminating Toxic Problematic Plastics: California AB 1290

A new California bill, Eliminating Problematic Plastics, AB 1290 (Rivas), would remove the worst plastics and plastic additives from packaging...

Groups petition FDA to restrict Bisphenol A in food packaging

January 27, 2022 WASHINGTON, D.C.—A coalition of physicians, scientists, and public health and environmental organizations today sent a formal petition to the...

FDA agrees to reconsider safety of BPA in food packaging

JUNE 2, 2022 WASHINGTON—In response to a food additive petition filed by BCPP and our coalition partners, the Food and...

Senator Markey Introduces Legislation to Improve Food Safety and Hold FDA Accountable

MAY 27, 2022 WASHINGTON—Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass) introduced the Ensuring Safe and Toxic-Free Foods Act, comprehensive legislation that ensures...

FDA Allows Hormone-Disrupting Phthalates in Food Packaging

May 19, 2022 WASHINGTON, DC—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today denied petitions submitted by health and environmental advocates in...

Food Safety Loophole Allows Secret Toxic Chemicals in Our Food

The Generally Recognized As Safe, or GRAS, provision, which permits common chemicals to by-pass FDA safety reviews, has become the...

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