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BPA in canned foods - what are Chowers doing?


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BPA in canned foods - what are Chowers doing?

rockandroller1 | Jan 8, 2010 04:33 AM

I've been pretty disheartened to learn about the fact that all canned goods are lined with BPA (one exception is Eden's organic beans, but only their bean products are in BPA free cans). Yes, I know, everything will kill us some day, but I do try to avoid things that I believe to be harmful when there's no reason not to (no Teflon, no saccharin, etc.).

From what I've read, tomatoes and green beans are the worst, which are staples in our house, along with canned fruit since much of the fruit throughout the year where we live is in poor condition and really overpriced. I tried purchasing boxed tomatoes and made my spaghetti sauce with them and it was TERRIBLE.

Is anyone else getting rid of their canned goods? Or are you guys just ignoring the BPA problem? Or doing something to meet somewhere in the middle? I am torn as to what to do.

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