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That of Bisphenol A (BPA) It is an ongoing struggle that occurs periodically in… European Commission. It is a chemical that, as EFSA (the European Union agency responsible for food safety) explains, “is mainly used in combination with other materials to produce some plastics and resins. BPA is used for example in polycarbonate for the production of water dispensers, Reusable storage containers and beverage bottlesThe substance is also used in the production of resins for films and coatings on cans and beverage and food containers. What is the problem? BPA used in food containers can find its way into foods and drinks that contain it in small quantities. For this reason, FDA scientists periodically study what the threshold for Safety beyond which continued consumption of products that may contain BPA residues is dangerous. Health risk factor.
What we have known for some time is that BPA is an endocrine disruptor. As the European Food Safety Authority stated, “After a careful assessment of the scientific evidence and in light of the contributions received from the public consultation, the experts found Potential harmful effects on the immune systemSo why is the BPA issue an ongoing struggle? Let’s find out.
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