FDA Based BPA decisions on Industry Studies, Ignored Others


Congress Examines Role Of Industry in Regulation Despite more than 100 published studies by government scientists and university laboratories that have raised health concerns about a chemical compound that is central to the multibillion-dollar plastics industry, the Food and Drug Administration has deemed it safe largely because of two studies, both funded by an industry trade group. ::Washington Post
Plastic-Bottle Scare Is a Boon for Some It may prove to be a bonanza for companies like Eastman Chemical, which makes a comparable plastic without the offending ingredient, as well as for makers of glass and food-grade stainless steel. ::New York Times
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Alternatives:
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