June 2, 2009

NAMPA BPA meeting leaked

This has been going around the twittering world (in my twittering world anyway) which led to various outraged comments and further cynicism from various environmental/health advocates on bisphenol- A's (BPA) supposed safety as according to BPA manufacturers and the Food and Drug Administration.

A private meeting held on May 28 at a Washington, DC social club (The Cosmos Club) by members of the North American Metal Packaging Alliance (NAMPA) regarding BPA was leaked by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on May 29.

According to the memo supposedly obtained by the Sentinel, the meeting's goal was to develop potential communication/media strategies around BPA (there goes the communication strategy out of the window!).

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