“The European Food Safety Authority has Looked Again… and Confirms: No Need to Change the Safety Threshold for BPA,” By BPACoalition.org.
“Saying something, is one thing; proving it is another” The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently conducted a review of two studies on BPA, and confirmed that there is no need to change the safety threshold for BPA. The former conclusion remains valid: BPA doesn’t pose any risks for health, at levels we’re incidentally exposed to in our daily lives. So what’s different this time, and why does it strengthen EFSA’s position? EFSA issued this additional opinion following a request from the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport to review and assess the methodologies and conclusions of two studies that investigated the effect of BPA on the immune system. The Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) had recommended EFSA re-evaluates current European safety thresholds for BPA on the basis of these two studies. Read more.