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Experts dismiss new study showing dangers of BPA

By Louis Gore-Langton

New research shows exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) in pregnant mice can disrupt the immune system and lead to multiple sclerosis in infancy, but experts say the chemical poses no risk to humans.

FDA got it wrong, says Dr Sarah Janssen of the NRDC

FDA rejects call to ban bisphenol A but continues safety research

By Rory Harrington and Mark Astley

US federal authorities said they dismissed a call from the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) Friday to ban bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging because the petition failed to provide concrete scientific evidence the chemical posed a health risk.

US EPA invites comments on environmental BPA testing

US EPA invites comments on environmental BPA testing

By Michelle Knott

The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued a request for public comment on possible toxicity testing and environmental sampling to study the potential environmental impacts of bisphenol-A (BPA).

Bisphenol A debate rages on

Bisphenol A debate rages on

By Rory Harrington

The scientific debate over the safety of bisphenol A (BPA) continues with German safety authorities concluding that findings of two major studies do not show the chemical is hazardous. But new research from the US suggests human sperm may be harmed by...

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