bpa-free

 

French authorities confirm BPA risks to unborn babies

Unborn babies face ‘potential risks’ if exposed to bisphenol A (BPA) a chemical commonly used in food cans, a new report claims. Epoxy resins containing BPA have been used as coatings on the inside of many food and beverage cans since the 1950s. Risks to people have been highlighted before, but for the first time […]

The BPA debate

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is due to make a statement about Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical that is used in the lining of some food and drinks cans, on Saturday (31 March). Some companies have already made the decision to move towards packaging their products in BPA-free cans. While some can manufacturers […]

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