BPA Ban for no Good Reason

“FDA Bans BPA in Baby Bottles Based on Pressure, not Science,” by American Council on Science and Health.
In April, we lauded the FDA for ignoring chemophobic hype when the agency refused to ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging, cans, and other consumer products. Despite activist pressure — including a lawsuit by the Natural Resources Defense Council — the FDA stuck to its scientific guns and determined that BPA posed no health threats to consumers. Imagine our disappointment, then, to learn that the FDA yesterday banned BPA from baby bottles and sippy cups — a decision that runs counter to the scientific evidence demonstrating that products containing the chemical are safe for toddlers and adults alike. … Read the full article in ACSH Dispatch.

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