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FDA won’t ban BPA—yet
- By Patrick J. Skerrett, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Health
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good tips to prevent us from get BPA. now, we can be more alert to anything that can cause it. and now, I should more check my metal water bottle, is there any plastic linear or not.
Yes, I agree with the last poster. Thanks for pointing this out.
BPA is a hormone-disrupting chemical that’s been been linked to a variety of problems, including obesity, early puberty in girls, decreased levels of testosterone and lowered sperm counts in men and lowered immune responses.
Remember: When in doubt, ask. Even companies implying that they offer BPA-free products can’t be trusted, as so many of us learned when reusable water bottle maker Sigg came clean last year about the BPA in its liners. And if it turns out that BPA is in the product of the company you’re contacting, don’t be afraid to say that you’ll no longer be buying that product. Until the laws change, consumer demand is the only leverage we have.
BPA can affect the hearts of women, can permanently damage the DNA of mice, and appears to be entering the human body from a variety of unknown sources.
nowadays produced research should be conducted in-depth testing before release to the public.
because if it has bad effects for the long term is very dangerous
Shame that nothing was reported on studies done by other civilized countries like Canada.Or on bans already in place elsewhere.
Is information about the prevention of BPA was articulated clearly to the public. And is it really something that is harmful to human body?
The FDA should not be asking for proof that something is harmful, it should be asking for proof that something is safe to but in food. Do you need to feed people crude oil to prove it’s unsafe to consume, that seems to by the way the FDA thinks.
With a form Monsanto Employee at their head it is no surprise really.
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