Can the can hurt you?

Published: 21 December 2006
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Cancer link & plastic packaging, Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS

According to Canada.com, Canada’s federal Health Minister, Tony Clement, has initiated a plan that will force soft drink manufacturers and many other industries to “prove their products are not putting the health of Canadians at risk.” According to the article, “Bisphenol A is on a list of about 200 chemicals that must be tested in the coming months. The substance is commonly used to coat plastic bottles and cans, but some recent peer-reviewed studies have concluded it may also be a hormone disruptor that could cause cancer.”

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