The US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has updated its website to reflect the findings of its latest assessment on Bispenol A (BPA), claiming an adequate margin of safety exists at current levels of exposure from food contact uses.
The North American Metal Packaging Alliance (NAMPA) says it is “critically important” that consumers don't overestimate the importance of a “small survey of canned soups” reporting the presence of chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in foods.
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.
Shareholders from Coca-Cola will vote today on a proposal urging the company to disclose how it is responding to public fears over bisphenol A (BPA), which is used in the linings of Coke’s beverage cans.
Bisphenol A (BPA) is living on borrowed time. And not just in the United States but now in Europe too where mounting consumer hostility and scientific concern over its safety have combined to push the chemical towards the point of no return.
Opening yet another chapter in the long running saga about the safety of Bisphenol A (BPA), the US National Institutes of Health is to launch a new $30m study into the safety of the chemical used in metal cans linings, many plastics bottles and sipper...
Aluminum bottle producer SIGG has removed bisphenol A (BPA) from its containers in the face of mounting consumer concern – despite no evidence of the substance leaching from the lining, said the company.
A host of packaging and food giants have been condemned by a leading US law official for apparently plotting to use deceptive and illegal fear tactics to blur the truth about the dangers of bisphenol A (BPA).
Minnesota has become the first US state to ban the use of the controversial chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) in baby bottles. Concern focuses on the possible effects of BPA leaching into babies' feed when bottles are heated.
The findings of a study linking the packaging chemical bisphenol A (BPA) to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and liver enzyme abnormalities could well be the result of chance rather than representing real health concerns, claims two scientists.
A new study calls for more sensitive analytical methods to better incorporate differences in susceptibility between children and adults when determining exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), the chemical found in food packaging.
In a draft risk assessment, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has concluded that an adequate margin of safety exists for the chemical, Bisphenol A (BPA) at current levels of exposure from food contact uses.
The use of Bisphenol A (BPA) in bottles and other food packaging
continues to stir controversy, with calls this week from a UK-based
pregnancy charity for mandatory labelling of the chemical when
present in packs.
A US health-advocacy group has warned that pregnant women should
reduce their exposure to packaging that contains bisphenol A (BPA)
to avoid passing the controversial chemical to their unborn