Government Committee Investigates Potential Leaching of BPA

Published: 29 January 2008
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/Federal Regulations

According to “The Columbus Dispatch,” members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are investigating whether Abbott, a Columbus company formerly known as Ross Products, uses bisphenol A (BPA) in the lining of formula cans, and if the compound leaks from the metal cans into the liquid. Several studies have reportedly linked BPA to health issues in lab animals, including tumors and reproductive issues. Some researchers allegedly say such studies on animals suggest BPA could cause “altered immune systems, learning disabilities and breast and prostate problems in humans.”

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