31 Mar '12, 8pm

FDA on BPA: We need more time to think

FDA on BPA: We need more time to think

This week was packed with incriminating evidence linking the endocrine disruptor bisphenol A (BPA) to an array of health risks. As we reported last week, a new study found regular, low-does exposure to BPA might far more dangerous than previously believed . Meanwhile, University of Missouri report added to the growing pile of evidence that fetal exposure to the chemical can increase one’s likelihood of obesity , while a UK-based nonprofit organization CHEM Trust released a report [PDF] that includes BPA with a whole list of chemicals it calls “environmental obesogens” and diabetogens, along with persistent organic pollutants (POPs), arsenic, flame retardants, and phlalates. As it turns out, this avalanche of bad news about BPA was not a coincidence. You see, last December, a federal judge ruled that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had been putting off responding to ...

Full article: http://grist.org/green-home/fda-on-bpa-we-need-more-time-...

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