FDA expresses concerns over health risks from BPA

by Nick
(Montreal)

Good coverage in the Washington Post on how the FDA is finally reversing its position on BPA.

Governments all over the world have been taking steps to get BPA out of plastics that come into contact with food and drink. The U.S. -- and the FDA in particular -- have been dragging their feet, insisting that BPA is harmless.

Well, finally they are changing their story. Which is just as well, because their position up to now has been absurd.

The article quotes Joshua Sharfstein, FDA's deputy commissioner, "We have some concern, which leads us to recommend reasonable steps the public can take to reduce exposure to BPA."

You can find the article here:
http://ow.ly/Zy6S

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