Bisphenol-A campaigners outraged at FDA findings

August 22: Health campaigners in the US are “outraged” that Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical used in the manufacture of polycarbonate bottles and some coatings used in canmaking, has been declared “safe” in a recently published draft assessment by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
In a PR Newswire release, the Virginia-based Center for Health, Environment and Justice (CHEJ) said it had canvassed a range of scientists, physicians and children’s health advocates who claim that the assessment ignored key studies, used industry-backed research and that there had been industry interference within the FDA.

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