Paper Reciepts and BPA

news_views_icon“Should You Say ‘No’ to Paper Receipts?, by Center for Accountability in Science.IMG_4761
By now, most consumers are used to seeing plastic water bottles and food containers marketed as “BPA-free” even though major government agencies such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) insist BPA poses no risk to consumers of any age. But BPA is used in more than just food packaging—it’s also used in many receipts printed on thermal paper. The use of BPA in receipts is starting to get more attention from environmental activists. Read more.

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