Consumer Advocacy Group Calling for FDA to Regulate BPA

Published: 27 March 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS

According to InsideHealthPolicy.com, a consumer group wants the FDA to regulate bisphenol A (BPA) in plastic and canned foods and beverages. According to the article, “A consumer advocacy group is asking FDA to set a safety standard for a plastic ingredient widely used in the lining of food and drink cans due to concerns the ingredient may be harmful to pregnant women and infants. The group is also trying to drum up support for legislation that would force chemical manufacturers to provide health and safety information on chemicals used in consumer products.”

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