Containing BPA

Bisphenol A is again in the news. Bisphenol A, or BPA, is primarily used in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. It is most commonly found in products such as water bottles, baby bottles and food storage containers. Why all the fuss? Well, BPA is basically a synthetic hormone that can have adverse effects on the body, including  breast cancer and low sperm count. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is being sued by the Natural Resources Defense Council for failing to take action in prohibiting the use of BPA in food products.  Read the article here.
Kathleen Hurley