FDA: if BPA does not belong to Baby Bottles, why does it belong to Food Packaging?

Studies have linked BPA to everything from increased risks of certain cancers, to diabetes, reproductive abnormalities, infertility, heart disease…

FDA Finally Decides That BPA Doesn’t Belong In Baby Bottles… it was announced that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain BPA. ”

Even though the FDA proudly declared that “Consumers can be confident that these products do not contain BPA,” it then adds, “The agency continues to support the safety of BPA for use in products that hold food.”  So the FDA is saying we should feel confident it banned the use of a chemical it doesn’t actually believe is dangerous?

Read FDA Finally Decides That BPA Doesn’t Belong In Baby Bottles, consumerist, July 17, 2012.

6 thoughts on “FDA: if BPA does not belong to Baby Bottles, why does it belong to Food Packaging?”

  1. Nice catch, you’re on todays issue of The Daily Exposure. Thanks for reporting on this underappreciated issue, and the dichotomy of the response from FDA.
    Adam

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