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Did the Plastics Industry Prepare the FDA Draft on BPA's Safety?

Did the Plastics Industry Prepare the FDA Draft on BPA’s Safety?

The Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal released a special report today saying that the FDA’s draft supporting BPA’s safety was prepared primarily by major stakeholders in keeping BPA on the market.  Stephen Hentges, executive director of the American Chemistry Council’s group on BPA, was involved in downplaying the dangers of the chemical. The FDA’s draft, released in August, found […]

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FDA Says BPA is Safe, but Offers Tips for Decreasing Exposure

FDA Says BPA is Safe, but Offers Tips for Decreasing Exposure

Today we watched as a most intriguing line was clearly drawn on the BPA front.  Sides were chosen without reserve and it all began with the FDA’s bolstered defense of the toxic chemical, which was quickly followed by tips for decreasing BPA exposure. Huh?  Did I miss something? Washington (AP) Sept. 16, 2008 – FDA […]

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