August 18, 2008

BPA is safe says FDA

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a report last week Thursday stating that there is no health risk in the use of bisphenol-A in food containers for infants and adults.

The FDA is still proposing more testing strategy to erase the uncertainties surrounding BPA's use in food contact materials but for now the agency has concluded that based on their tests and calculations, an adequate margin of safety exists for BPA at current levels of exposure in food containers.

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