China has become the latest country to ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles, while Government officials signalled increasing use of the death penalty to crack down on food safety violators.
Coca-Cola will face more calls tomorrow to publish a report on how it will seek to dispel customers concerns over bisphenol A, and what plans it has to develop replacements for the chemical used in its can linings.
Sweden has signalled its intent to become the first country in world to phase out the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food and beverage can linings as part of a government strategy to curb human exposure to the controversial chemical.
A metal packaging trade body has expressed fears that the ban on bisphenol A (BPA) in polycarbonate baby bottles could raise doubts on the safety of other food contact materials containing the chemical, said the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).
A new polymer coating suitable for use as a lining in food and beverage cans is free from bisphenol A (BPA) and is produced using around 60 per less energy than traditional epoxy materials, said the US company behind the product.
A new US study suggesting that girls may reach puberty earlier than they did 13 years ago has rekindled worries about the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) used in the manufacture of some plastic bottles, sipper cups and food cans.