Thursday, March 8, 2018
Source:
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
Source:
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
Source:
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
Source:
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?

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Source:
Environmental Factor

The National Toxicology Program (NTP) released a draft report Feb. 23 from one of two distinct but complimentary arms of a study called the Consortium Linking Academic and Regulatory Insights on BPA Toxicity, or CLARITY-BPA. This research initiative is studying the full range of potential health effects in rats from exposure to bisphenol A (BPA).

Monday, February 26, 2018
Source:
Plastics News

A long-awaited U.S. government study of the health effects of bisphenol A, a key building block of polycarbonate, seems to be giving the controversial chemical a clean bill of health in food packaging.

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