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Chemicals of Concern in Packaging Linked to DNA Damage

Chemicals of Concern in Packaging Linked to DNA Damage

Article Author: Brooke Linnehan, Biology Major, Class of 2021, POB Science Translator  As our world starts to transition back to...

“Regrettable Substitution”: Exposure to Popular BPA Replacement BPS and Breast Cancer

“Regrettable Substitution”: Exposure to Popular BPA Replacement BPS and Breast Cancer

Article Author: Ellie Geldart, Biomedical Engineering Major, Class of 2023, POB Science Translator When you see the label “BPA-free”, you...

Watch Out for Chemical Additives!

Watch Out for Chemical Additives!

Article Author: Amanda Thompson, Biology Major, Class of 2023, POB Science Translator As we share the conversation about chemicals of...

PFAS in Packaging: Mess Free, But Not So Healthy

PFAS in Packaging: Mess Free, But Not So Healthy

Article Author: Kira Levenson, Biochemistry Major, Class of 2022, POB Science Translator Water- and grease-resistant food packaging is an everyday staple...

Chemicals of Concern in Packaging: Effects on the Circular Economy

Chemicals of Concern in Packaging: Effects on the Circular Economy

Article Author: Maggie Hurley, Science Coordinator, POB Executive Board While “reduce, reuse, recycle” is a well-known mantra pertaining to the...

Fungicides on Your Fruit: Avoiding Harmful Exposures from Produce

Fungicides on Your Fruit: Avoiding Harmful Exposures from Produce

Article Author: Brooke Linnehan, Biology Major, Class of 2021, POB Science Translator It’s almost that time of year when the...

Consuming Plastic: Packaging Chemicals Can Leach into Your Food and Drinks

Consuming Plastic: Packaging Chemicals Can Leach into Your Food and Drinks

Article Author: Elizabeth Geldart, Biomedical Engineering Major, Class of 2023, Protect Our Breasts Translator Not only is it important to...

Study Shows Connection Between Hair Dye and Chemical Straightener Use and Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Study Shows Connection Between Hair Dye and Chemical Straightener Use and Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Article Author: Kira Levenson, Biochemistry Major, Class of 2022, Protect Our Breasts Science Translator For many women, hair dye and...

Global Consensus on Food Packaging Highlights Impact of Food Contact Chemicals

Global Consensus on Food Packaging Highlights Impact of Food Contact Chemicals

Article Author: Minjae Song, Class of 2023, Biochemistry Major, Protect Our Breasts Translator  More people are becoming more aware of...

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