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Bush's Baked Beans Recalls 3 Flavors

Affected cans have 'potentially defective side seams'

(Newser) - Check your cupboards: Cans of Bush's Best Baked Beans with a best-by date of June 2019 have been recalled because of "potentially defective side seams on the cans." The recall affects 28-ounce cans of Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans (with lot code 6097S GF or 6097P GF),... More »

Canned Soup Pumps You Full of BPA

Though there's no telling whether that's harmful

(Newser) - Hungry for a warm delicious bowl of BPA? Then grab yourself some canned soup, because it’s loaded with the stuff, according to a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health. Participants were given either canned vegetable soup, or a similar soup that hadn’t been canned, then... More »

Don't Touch That Receipt! It May Be Toxic

40% of receipts tested were slathered with bisphenol A

(Newser) - Sheesh: The same toxic chemical—bisphenol A—that's shown up in baby bottles and canned goods is apparently also all over the receipts you get from stores and restaurants, and in much greater amounts. BPA was found in the coating used on cash register receipts in 40% of businesses tested,... More »

Canned Food Dangerously High in BPAs

Test: Can linings taint soup, veggies, soda with risky chemical

(Newser) - Beware those innocent-looking green beans and that mom-approved chicken noodle soup! Turns out not only plastic but canned goods—because of the coating used to protect food from corrosion and bacteria—contain disturbing levels of bisphenol A, a known carcinogen. A National Workgroup for Safe Markets test of 50 cans... More »

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