Posts Tagged ‘Plastic Products’

HuffPost Readers Comments and Concerns-BPA Plastic Bottles: Are They Safe?

Monday, February 7, 2011 19:51 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
My recent blog on The Huffington Post, “BPA Plastic Bottles:  Are They Safe?” elicited insightful thoughts and concerns from the readers.
Do you worry that harmful chemicals leach out of plastic containers into its contents? Are plastic containers toxic? Do you drink from plastic water bottles? Are you concerned about the […]

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Plastics

Friday, January 7, 2011 15:23 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Information circulating about the dangers of plastic containers has created fear and confusion.
Are plastic containers toxic?  Do harmful chemicals leach out into its contents?   Do we need to discard all plastic containers?
Recently, I interacted in a live health chat on MedHelp about the safety of plastics.  Scientist, Joe Schwarcz, PhD, […]

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