10 Foods Made in China That Are Filled With Plastic, Pesticides and Cancer Causing Chemicals

China is well known for its great cuisine and specific taste as well as numerous products we use daily. Chinese restaurants are spread all around the globe and slowly it is creating a cult of the Chinese culture. However, lately there are some rumors about lack of standards in Chinese products and people slowly start to avoid importing Chinese goods and is very easy to understand why.

Another thing which is China known for are its fake, cheep products sold all around the world via Amazon, eBay, AliExpress and many more online websites. These products are very cheap and lack quality. Often they contain prohibited toxic substances and are fake. Often these online sites offer food shipped directly from the country.

Here we offer you a list of 10 illegal food products from China and we advise you to think twice before buying them. You don’t know what hazardous substances may contain this food shipped directly from across the ocean.

1.Imitation Eggs

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Research: Bisphenol A (BPA) Causes 100x More Harm Than Previously Imagined

Research: Bisphenol A (BPA) Causes 100x More Harm Than Previously Imagined

A new study reveals just how profoundly misled we are about Bisphenol A and its analogs: they are at least 100x more toxic than we previously imagined.

An alarming new study establishes that the commonly used chemical bisphenol A used in tens of thousands of consumer products, and its lesser known but increasingly prevalent analogs, bisphenol S and F, are several orders of magnitude more disruptive to the endocrine systems of the developing male human fetus than previous toxicological risk assessments were capable of determining.

The new study was published in the journal Fertility and Sterility and titled, “A new chapter in the bisphenol A story: bisphenol S and bisphenol F are not safe alternatives to this compound.”

As we have documented extensively in the past, the authors of the new study raise concerns that as awareness of bisphenol A’s clearly demonstrated toxicity grows and it loses favor within the marketplace, manufacturers are increasingly substituting it with chemically similar bisphenol compounds whose toxicities are less well characterized. As a result, consumers who conscientiously buy ostensibly ‘BPA-free’ products are being mislead into thinking they are bisphenol free and therefore safe.

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Yet Another Study Says ‘BPA Is Everywhere and It’s Linked to Cancer’

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(Originally published at The Daily Sheeple)

A University of Illinois at Chicago study just published in the journal Endocrinology has determined that even a low level of exposure to the plastic component bisphenol A, or BPA, during development contributes to an increased risk of developing prostate cancer later in life. (more…)

Is BPA Behind The Global Obesity Epidemic?

Is BPA Behind The Global Obesity Epidemic?

Obesity is developing at an alarming rate even in developing countries.  Maybe the global obesity epidemic has nothing to do with eating too much food.  Research suggests the problem may be rooted in your food’s packaging.

A Kaiser Permanente study has found that girls between 9 and 12 years of age with higher-than-average levels of bisphenol-A (BPA) in their urine had DOUBLE the risk of being obese compared to girls with lower levels of BPA.

The study published in the journal PLOS ONE confirms findings from earlier animal studies that high BPA levels could increase the risk of overweight and obesity.  Researchers looked at 1,326 male and female children in grades 4 to 12 at three Shanghai schools. (more…)

BPA Harms At Much Lower Levels Than Previously Thought

Heather Callaghan
Activist Post

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical found in most plastics, cans, and other types of food and drink packaging as well as money, receipts and newer kinds of dental resins. It is a known endocrine disruptor that hijacks normal hormone function – it is often called a gender-bending substance for its estrogen-inducing effects on lab mice.

It has been linked to obesity, infertility and reproductive disorders in both genders, breast cancer, behavioral problems, and more. Earlier this year, its damaging effects on neuro-development were scrutinized and it was shown to cause brain impairment. Two years ago, a Harvard study found a whopping 1200% spike in BPA levels in the urine of people who had recently eaten canned soup. (more…)

New Studies Link BPA Exposure to Reproductive Issues and Miscarriage Risk

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Madison Ruppert
Activist Post

Two new recently presented studies show a link between BPA and phthalates, both common chemicals, and serious reproductive risks in both men and women.

Last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) FDA refused to ban bisphenol-A (BPA) from food packaging, despite major health concerns that have only become worse with further research.

One of the studies presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine suggests that high levels of BPA, the common chemical in many plastics including the lining in canned foods, are linked to increased risk of miscarriage in certain women.

The study shows that there is increased evidence of “the biological plausibility” that BPA might impact fertility and other aspects of health, according to Dr. Linda Giudice, a California biochemist and president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, cited by the Associated Press.

However, the study does not prove a link, according to the Associated Press. (more…)

BPA Damages Chromosomes, Disrupts Egg Development

By Dr. Mercola

When a woman experiences a miscarriage or has a baby born with a birth defect like Down Syndrome, the cause is usually a mystery. Modern medicine simply does not have an explanation in most cases, although there are some clues coming in.

Environmental Chemicals Like BPA May Have Serious Reproductive Effects (more…)

BPA-Free Products Still Contain Bisphenols Of Equal Toxicity

BPA-Free Products Still Contain Toxic Bisphenol S

Breaking new research indicates that manufacturers throughout the world who were using the toxic hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol A (BPA), may have simply switched to an equally toxic analogue in the same bisphenol chemical class known as bisphenol S (BPS), to evade regulatory oversight and trick consumers with their misleading “BPA-FREE!” labels…. (more…)