EPA Lists BPA Among 'Chemicals of Concern'

The Environmental Protection Agency has released a plan of action to investigate bisphenol-A, or BPA, and added the compound as a chemical of concern because of its possible harmful effects on the environment. BPA, a plastic commonly used in food packaging and plastic bottles, has long been questioned for its purported cancer link in animals, but scientific research has yet to confirm hazardous health implications in humans. The agency said this week they will begin measuring levels of BPA in...Full Story
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