Of all the phony scares the American Council on Science and Health wrestled with during its 40-year history, no chemical scare has been as resilient as bisphenol A, otherwise known as BPA.
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So it should come as no surprise that even after the U.S. FDA’s unambiguous statement on February 23 from Deputy Commissioner Stephen Ostroff, MD, about the results of the two-year CLARITY-BPA Core Study that there are still holdouts calling for even more studies.
FDA concluded BPA is safe:
“One area that has been of significant consumer interest is the use of Bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging. BPA is authorized for use in polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins in certain food and beverage can linings. Given this interest, the FDA has routinely considered and evaluated the scientific evidence surrounding the use of BPA and continues to conclude that BPA is safe for the currently authorized uses in food containers and packaging.”| | | Next → | Single Page