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[11 Jan 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Families Sussex Coast chooses BornFree!

As you may already know, this year the EU will be  bringing into effect  a ban on the use of  the harmful toxin Bisphenol-A in the manufacture of baby feeding products. You can read our post about the announcement here. http://www.bornfreemumanddad.co.uk/2010/11/26/eu-proposes-to-ban-bpa-in-baby-bottles/
We’re very pleased that the ban gets a mention in the Jan/Feb 2011 edition of Families Sussex Coast magazine and absolutely delighted to be the bottle of choice in the article.

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[29 Nov 2010 | 172 Comments | ]
Cool Mum Hunting

We are delighted to have had a fabulous mention by Cool Mum Hunting in the post It’s a bad day for BPA (Hooray)
The website , which describes itself as “The hub of all that’s cool for mums, babies, toddlers and kids”, has picked up on the fantastic and long awaited news that the EU is planning to ban the use of BPA in baby bottles. 
The post also highlights the fact that BornFree was the first baby bottle company to have never used BPA in production.
“ Born Free was well ahead of the game, as the first …

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[26 Nov 2010 | One Comment | ]
EU proposes to ban BPA in Baby Bottles!

We were delighted to see in the news today that the EU has announced a ban on the use of the harmful chemical Bisphenol-A in  baby bottles as of next year!
Dirk Voller,  Managing Director of BornFree UK has stated:
 ‘We are absolutely delighted with the proposed EU ruling to ban BPA in all baby bottles. From the start we have always been committed to producing baby feeding products that offer the safe and smart choice for both parent and baby. All our products are and have always been 100% free from Phthalates, PVC and …

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[25 Aug 2010 | One Comment | ]

As staunch supporters of the anti-BPA campaign we were very pleased to see coverage in the British media last Friday of a new report linking BPA to breast cancer.
The Daily Mail and the BBC both featured articles about Professor Anna Soto, an expert in cancer development ar the University of Ulster, who has recently carried out research on BPA .
She is warning that BPA can trigger toxins which lead to cancer after discovering that foetal and neonatal exposure to the chemical increases the likelihood of development of malignant tumours later in life.
Professor …

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[12 Aug 2010 | 18 Comments | ]

NB:This post was originally published 31/03/10
We are delighted to see that the BPA issue has finally made front page news in the British press today!
The Independent has featured an article by Consumer Affairs Correspondent, Martin Hickman, which names and shames some of the biggest UK retailers and baby bottle producers who continue to supply products containing the harmful toxin BPA.
The article includes this statement made by a BornFree spokesperson:
We believe that BPA has been one of the most studied chemicals for decades for a reason. Recent scientific research suggests that small amounts of …

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[12 Aug 2010 | One Comment | ]

Back in December you may remember that Breast Cancer UK launched their No More BPA Campaign  to raise awareness about the dangers of BPA. As part of this campaign, Breast Cancer UK has prepared the No More BPA report, for the use of Government, the media and the public. You can download the report from here These are the recommendations which end the report:
The UK Government should end the use of BPA in baby bottles as a matter of priority by introducing regulations, similar to those already introduced in Canada …

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[11 Aug 2010 | One Comment | ]

We blogged about the  campaign that was launched by  Breast Cancer UK calling on the Government to take action to end the use of the controversial chemical BPA in baby bottles. This call is backed by NCT, UNISON, The Women’s Environmental Network, The Cancer Prevention and Education Society and CHEM Trust.
BornFree has always opposed the use of BPA and other harmful chemicals in baby feeding products and has never ever used them, ever.
In December 2009 BornFree held a breakfast media briefing at the Royal Society of Medicine, London.
The conference covered:

The effect …

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[11 Aug 2010 | Comments Off | ]

In December 2009 Breast Cancer UK launched their No More BPA campaign calling on the Government to take action to end the use of the controversial chemical BPA in baby bottles.
This call was backed by NCT (formerly National Childbirth Trust), UNISON, The Women’s Environmental Network, the Cancer Prevention and Education Society and CHEM Trust.
The results of the survey conducted by the charity show that the public support the move, with 61 per cent of the public saying that the UK Government should “act to end the use of BPA in baby bottles.” Baby …