Thanks to the swirling controversy, you might get the impression that little is really known about exposure to BPA. Continue reading
Category Archives: Bisphenol A (BPA)
EFSA’s comprehensive re-evaluation of bisphenol A (BPA) exposure and toxicity concludes that BPA poses no health risk to consumers of any age group (including unborn children, infants and adolescents) at current exposure levels. Exposure from the diet or from a combination of sources (diet, dust, cosmetics and thermal paper) is considerably under the safe level (the “tolerable daily intake” or TDI). Continue reading
In 2008 I wrote a piece for Heartland on the silly endocrine disruptor claims of some greenie junk researchers. Since then I kept track of the BPA hucksters and scaremongers.
A new BPA claims that exposure to realistic levels of BPA during pregnancy increases “biochemical markers for oxidative stress,” which are “associated with insulin resistance and inflammation, which are risk factors for diabetes and other metabolic disorders as well as cardiovascular disease.” Continue reading
This will give you enough to work with.
How can these people get away with such things? BPA is safe, probably this new substitute is not toxic. Normal brain cell growth disruptor? Cause of ADD? My my. WAPO has ADD.