Sunday, March 25, 2018
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CJAD 800 AM

The Dr. Joe Show is a radio show broadcast on CJAD 800 AM in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Host Joseph Schwarz, Ph.D., director of McGill University’s Office for Science & Society, focuses on “debunking myths and answering questions about the science of everyday life.” In this segment, he and Steve Hentges, Ph.D., discuss the history and uses of BPA, the data from the recent CLARITY Core Study, and the importance of looking at all the parts of a study, especially exposure. 

Monday, March 12, 2018
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Vital Updates

Bisphenol A, more commonly known as BPA, has often been considered a harmful substance found in plastics and resins by the general public. The Food and Drug Administration released a statement about its ongoing research about the harmful effects of BPA.

Thursday, March 8, 2018
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Fox News Radio

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released new findings concerning the fears of a certain chemical used in our food and drink containers. Steven G. Hentges, Ph.D. Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group of the American Chemistry Council offers details on the announcement.

Monday, March 5, 2018
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Citizens Against Government Waste

On February 23, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement by Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine Stephen Ostroff, M.D., regarding a draft report issued by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) on the compound bisphenol A, more commonly referred to as BPA. The report concluded that BPA, the compound used to produce strong plastic products and epoxy resins, is safe. 

Thursday, March 1, 2018
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The National Law Review

A National Toxicology Program (NTP) draft report on a comprehensive two-year study rodent study evaluating the effects of bisphenol A (BPA) on health supports the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) determination that levels of BPA in foods from currently authorized uses continue to be safe for consumers, said Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine Stephen Ostroff M.D. in a statement based on an initial review of the report.

Thursday, March 1, 2018
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Science 2.0

If you’ve ever heard of the chemical bisphenol A (BPA), and who hasn’t, you probably have the distinct impression that it’s highly toxic.  After a steady drumbeat of more than 15 years suggesting that BPA is linked to virtually every health effect known to man, how could you think any differently?

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