The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is to re-evaluate the risks of bisphenol A (BPA) in food as the Court of Justice of the EU confirms the chemical must be listed as a “substance of very high concern” for its hormone-disrupting properties on the...
A leading US industry body for metal packaging said the canned food and drinks sectors are bowing to consumer pressure and seeking alternatives to bisphenol A (BPA) - as it dismissed the findings of a study that found the chemical had leached into 92...
Bisphenol A (BPA) is living on borrowed time. And not just in the United States but now in Europe too where mounting consumer hostility and scientific concern over its safety have combined to push the chemical towards the point of no return.
As concern over bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles mounts, US company PlastiPure announced it has received more than $1m in federal funding to develop plastics free of chemicals that may mimic estrogenic activity (EA).
International food and beverage brand-owners could jeopardise their share value and reputation by dragging their feet when it comes to implementing alternatives to bisphenol A (BPA), according to a recent US survey.
The use of Bisphenol A (BPA) in bottles and other food packaging
continues to stir controversy, with calls this week from a UK-based
pregnancy charity for mandatory labelling of the chemical when
present in packs.
A trade association representing US can manufacturers has hit back
at a recent scientific study that claims bisphenol A (BPA) - a
chemical linked to cancer - was found at 200 times the acceptable
level in some canned baby food.
Food Science Central has published a report summarising the
findings of three surveys which have looked at the extent to which
epoxy-based polymers - used to lacquer the inside of food cans -
migrate into canned foods available on...