Thursday, April 23, 2015
Source:
American Chemistry Matters

Parents have been concerned about the potential health effects of bisphenol A (BPA) on their children for years, based in no small part on scary headlines that have been heavily promoted. Surely parents would be interested, even relieved, to know that their concerns are not well founded.

Importantly, a new study helps to put concerned parents at ease about the health of their newborn children. As the latest study’s authors stated in a news release, the “risk [of BPA] to newborns may be smaller than previously believed.” The study found that newborns are able to efficiently metabolize and eliminate BPA from the body in the same way as adults.

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Source:
American Chemistry Matters

Consumers can have confidence in the safety of BPA.

In recent months, several leading government bodies around the globe have made clear statements in support of the safety of bisphenol A (BPA) as it is used in consumer products. These are not merely opinions, but are sound conclusions backed up by comprehensive reviews of the extensive scientific literature on BPA. Of particular significance are the results of an in-depth research program on BPAconducted by U.S. government scientists at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other agencies.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Source:
American Chemistry Matters

“No health risk for consumers from Bisphenol A exposure,” reads the headline on a recent announcement. That headline says it all as German scientific experts listened to the science and endorsed the recent conclusions of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Source:
Forbes

Many supposedly health-conscious consumers who choose products with labels like “BPA-Free” or "non-GMO" may be getting less than they bargained for. Not only are many of the scary sounding ingredients perfectly safe, but in their eagerness to meet consumer demand, manufacturers sometimes substitute ingredients or processes that prove to be inferior or actually harmful.

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Source:
Wall Street Journal

The periodic scares over chemicals in vaccines, foods and other products are typically a war on the periodic table, and one compound that on all of the evidence deserves exoneration is bisphenol-A, or BPA. The latest research deserves more attention before more federal dollars are wasted. 

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Source:
Science 2.0

Both the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have recently released assessments that strongly support the safety of bisphenol A (BPA).  

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