Please write to your MP
asking them to support action to reduce our dietary exposure to Bisphenol A
(BPA), a chemical that disrupts our hormones and is linked to breast cancer.
Breast cancer rates in England have risen by 90% since 1971, and
recent figures show that incidence rates amongst women under 50 have reached
10,000 a year for the first time ever. Breast Cancer UK believes
much more can be done to help prevent people from getting breast cancer in the
We are calling on the Government to recognise that exposure to chemicals
that disrupt our hormones, such as Bisphenol A (BPA), increases the risk of
developing breast cancers. We want the Government to support an EU ban on
BPA in all food and drink applications, because it leaches from the packaging and into the
contents. We also want the Government to include exposure to hormone disrupting chemicals as preventable risk factors, for breast cancer, in the UK's Strategy for
Please support our campaign. Ask your MP to write to the Secretary of State for Health and the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in support of action to reduce our dietary
exposure to BPA and protect future generations from developing this terrible disease.
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