Posts Tagged "bpa in canned food"

Canned Food May Expose People to BPA

Posted on May 21, 2010 in Health & Wellness

Study by Consumer Groups Shows Bisphenol A Is in 46 Out of 50 Cans Tested By Todd Zwillich WebMD Health NewsReviewed by Laura J. Martin, MDMay 18, 2010 — A small study suggests people may be routinely exposed to the chemical bisphenol A through everyday consumption of canned goods. The study has food safety and consumer advocates calling for a crackdown on the chemical in a food safety bill expected to reach Senate debate in the coming weeks. Bisphenol A, also known in BPA, is widely used in plastics and as a lining for cans holding everything from soup to fruit to sardines. It has...

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Concern Over Canned Foods

Posted on Jan 2, 2010 in Uncategorized

Our tests find wide range of Bisphenol A in soups, juice, and more The chemical Bisphenol A, which has been used for years in clear plastic bottles and food-can liners, has been restricted in Canada and some U.S. states and municipalities because of potential health effects. The Food and Drug Administration will soon decide what it considers a safe level of exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), which some studies have linked to reproductive abnormalities and a heightened risk of breast and prostate cancers, diabetes, and heart disease. BPA in Canned Food – Deciding on a Safe Level –...

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