Do you eat canned food? (new on BPA)
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|Thu, 12-17-2009 - 3:27pm|
New fears surface over bisphenol-A
"Opponents of bisphenol A (BPA) have received added ammunition as new research on the chemical raised fresh health concerns, while a leading US federal official told consumers to avoid the substance.
The two separate developments came as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continued to delay delivering its decision on the safety of the substance that is used in food packaging such as polycarbonate bottles and the epoxy linings of food cans."
Read more here: http://www.foodproductiondaily.com/content/view/print/271046
Now this isn't completely new to us. We've known about the dangers of BPA for some time now, and we've known that cans are lined with epoxy that contains BPA. But we've also been assured that it's a safe amount, it doesn't hurt, blah blah blah. So...
Do you eat canned food?
If so, do you have any worry about BPA?
Now that this new news is out, will you stop eating - or cut back on - canned food?
What will you do instead?