Friday, 29 October 2010

baby bottles, bisphenol A and the apathy of EFSA

For months now, we know that bisphenol A (BPA) is a potential hazard in our food chain. Denmark was the 1st EU country banning BPA in food packaging for young children since 1st July 2010. However, EFSA has recently refused to take any action.

Toxicity of BPA

Today's news come to reveal that EFSA is wrong and pathetic in her views on BPA.

This study on more than 200 Chinese factory workers has found a link between plastic feedstock bisphenol A in urine and potential reproduction problems like decreased sperm count and vitality.

The study, funded by the U.S. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, said it was one of the first human studies to show a link between BPA and semen quality.

[read the rest of the article here]

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