From the Food Nation Radio Archives: We called Muir Glen to ask if their canned tomatoes contain BPAs since it was not mentioned on the label. BPAs have been shown in some studies to affect fertility in both men and women and to contribute to weight gain in adolescent girls.
Elizabeth Dougherty has been cooking and writing about food intensively for more than ten years. She is the fourth generation of chefs and gourmet grocers in her family with her mother, Francesca Esposito and grandmother, Carmella being major influences in her early cooking years. As a teenager, her family sent her to Europe where she became focused on French and Italian cuisine. She survived a year and half of culinary tutelage under a maniacal Swiss-German chef and is a graduate of NYIT, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Business and Labor Relations.
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