FDA expresses “some concern” but fails to ban BPA


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By Consumers Union on Friday, January 15th, 2010

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg  announced a shift in her agency’s stance on the health risks posed by Bisphenol A,  a chemical used in clear plastic bottles and in the linings of food and beverage cans, but did not call for a ban on  its use in food contact substances. Learn more about FDA’s position here.

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