Monday, May 18, 2009

Did FDA Rely on BPA Industry Lobbyists?

The Providence Journal reports that "As federal regulators hold fast to their claim that a chemical in baby bottles is safe, e-mails obtained by the Journal Sentinel show that they relied on chemical industry lobbyists to examine bisphenol A's risks, track legislation to ban it and even monitor press coverage." The agency "relied on two studies - both paid for by chemical makers - to form the framework of its draft review declaring BPA to be safe." What a shocker....

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