Issue Date: April 9, 2012
Keeping Bisphenol A
The Food & Drug Administration has rejected a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to ban bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging. The advocacy group filed the petition in October 2008, claiming that exposure to BPA can cause endocrine-disrupting health effects in humans.
FDA declined the petition because the studies NRDC provided to support its claims used inappropriate dosing methods, had inadequate sample . . .
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