Canada

"Teens Carry 30 Per Cent More BPA Than Rest of Population"

"Teenagers may carry the highest levels of bisphenol A -- about 30 per cent more than the rest of the population, according to the first national survey about the compound conducted by Statistics Canada, but exposure to the estrogen-mimicking chemical is widespread, with detectible levels in 91 per cent of Canadians."

Source: Toronto Globe & Mail, 08/18/2010
September 7, 2010

SEJ Toronto Pub Night

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"B.C.'s Shellfish Industry Can't Aid Oil Spill Recovery"

"West Coast oyster farmers are fielding calls from farmers on the Gulf of Mexico as the work begins to replace the shellfish breeding beds damaged by the massive oil spill. But while shellfish farmers in the Pacific Northwest are anxious to help, they say they have little to offer."

Source: Vancouver Province, 07/26/2010

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