Is that non-BPA container you just purchased actually safe? Studies suggest that many alternatives to BPA sold in stores may still be dangerous estrogen mimickers and/or endocrine disruptors, particularly when used with hot foods or liquids.
Study published in Environmental Health Perspectives in 2011: Most Plastic Products Release Estrogenic Chemicals: A Potential Health Problem That Can Be Solved
Results from stress tests on varieties of plastics: “Almost all commercially available plastic products we sampled—independent of the type of resin, product, or retail source—leached chemicals having reliably detectable EA, including those advertised as BPA free. In some cases, BPA-free products released chemicals having more EA than did BPA-containing products.”