Bisphenol A on the shelves and “High-Priced Lobbying”: Is there a link?

Published: 28 June 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Cancer link & plastic packaging, Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS

According to, Mark Richardson, the man in charge of overseeing the Canadian government’s research into the health impact of toxins was forced to step down for “openly supporting” the chemical bisphenol A, which is allegedly found in dental fillings, baby bottles, water bottles, aluminum/stainless steel can linings and sippy cups, and has been shown to “risk of birth defects, attention disorders, miscarriages, infertility, not to mention that exposure in the womb could mess with cells enough to trigger breast and prostate cancer later in life.” The article suggests that “high-priced lobbying” is keeping such materials from fading “from shelves without a fight.”

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