In 2010, Nita stepped away from her career as a pharmaceutical and biotech professional and
stepped into her new role of mother —The year prior, Health Canada banned the use of
Bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles. In 2012, the US FDA followed in Canada’s footsteps, with a
similar ban. but despite both countries declaring BPA a toxic substance to human health and
the environment, neither Canada nor the US had yet, extended the ban to food containers.
Manufacturers voluntarily began creating BPA-free version by substituting BPA with two other
hormone-disrupting chemicals which studies show are no safer. Realizing the need for durable,
easy to clean and chemical-free food containers, Nita launched DALCINI ® Stainless housewares in 2015; a safe, simple, sustainable solution, which garnered Nita the coveted Startup Award at the 2016 Mompreneur Awards. Nita has also earned a spot in the Top 25 Female owned Venture in Canada, in 2018. Over the last 10 years Nita has been an outspoken advocate and trusted resource on topics of sustainability, health, toxic chemicals, microplastics, DIY home and wellness alternatives and has been featured on Turner Radio, Newstalk1010, and The Balancing Act Podcast. Nita resides with her family in Ottawa. [email protected]