Endocrine Disruptors and why the toxic Chemical BPA has not been banned by the FDA yet

When the FDA rejects the precautionary principle…

Why the FDA Hasn't Banned Potentially Toxic BPA (Yet)For most public-health advocates, chemicals like BPA should be guilty until proved innocent — and they feel there’s more than enough data out there to cast doubt on BPA’s innocence. That’s led to frustration with the slow pace of the FDA, which only two years ago expressed some concern over the health risks posed by BPA. It makes me uncomfortable to think that while the research and regulatory process drags on (for how many more years) consumers are continuing to be exposed, wrote NRDC senior scientist Gina Solomon after the FDA ruling. Let’s hope the FDA remembers their responsibility to public health and takes action soon. ”

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by Bryan Walsh, April 03, 2012.

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