BPA and Plastics: why don’t our Regulations protect all of us from their massive Exposures?

Regulate BPA out the Door !

Read Regulate BPA out the DoorBisphenol-A, or BPA, just can’t stay out of the headlines these days…  … This chemical with documented estrogenic properties is manufactured at global volume of six billion pounds a year. It’s introduced into the food and water supply of the planet, and is found in the bodies of almost everyone. Exposure to this chemical is linked to asthma and other health problems. Though this is a complex issue of public health, science, and policy, Molly Rauch asks: What’s wrong with the system? Why don’t our regulations prioritize the prevention of chronic health problems due to massive exposures to questionable chemicals?