Canned Foods to Avoid with the most bpa phthalates

| April 2, 2011 | 3 Comments

can of cornGreat article I found from on a new study that suggests the way to cut exposure to BPA and phthalates is to stop eating canned foods. In a new study, contamination from food packaging was identified as the main source of exposure to two suspect chemicals — bisphenol-A and phthalates. Cutting canned foods from their diets cut exposures by more than 50%. Here are the top 10 canned foods to avoid.

The Breast Cancer Fund and the Silent Spring Institute have identified these 10 canned foods as the best to avoid, due to their relatively high levels of contamination:

10 Canned Foods to Avoid

  1. Coconut milk
  2. Soup
  3. Meat
  4. Vegetables
  5. Meals (like ravioli in sauce)
  6. Juice
  7. Fish
  8. Beans
  9. Meal-replacement drinks
  10. Fruit

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  1. Marcia Snyder says:

    There really is nothing like eating grown at home vegetables whether they be potatoes or tomatoes!

  2. Maggie Buerger says:

    I had never heard this bad news about canned foods. It is so difficult to find healthy foods these days. Thanks so much for sharing!

  3. Linda says:

    According to this list, pet food is only safe canned products to eat. And they probably were not tested.

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