The good people over at Healthy Child, Healthy World are also all over the issue, running a great social media campaign focusing on the iconic Campbell’s company. Andy Warhol would be most proud. Or not. He could be a little catty, so I suppose it’s hard to say.
Anyhoo, back to the issue of what’s in our food. As they say, some of the alternatives are no better, and could even be worse, than Bisphenol-A (BPA) for can linings:
There are a few alternatives to BPA that aren’t any better for our health. BPS, a “chemical cousin” of BPA is not a safer alternative…
The notoriously bad plastic PVC is an FDA-approved alternative for BPA in can linings, despite the fact that vinyl chloride is a known human carcinogen.
- @CampbellSoupCo, spell it out for us: what’s in your can linings? #BPA #BPS? #PVC? #WTF! @CampbellCSR #CansNotCancer!
- Hey @CampbellSoupCo #BPA free is only good if the replacement is safe. We want #CansNotCancer! @CampbellCSR RT!
- #BPA free isn’t enough. RT if you want to know what’s in @CampbellSoupCo can linings! @CampbellCSR #CansNotCancer