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The Ubiquitous Bisphenol A – Should I Be Worried About It?

The Ubiquitous Bisphenol A – Should I Be Worried About It?

Bisphenol A (BPA) is currently the subject of many articles, blogs, news reports and scientific studies. Several countries have already banned BPA in some children’s products, as have some states in the U.S. Is BPA exposure really something you should be worried about? In fact, it is. Exposure to BPA is almost inevitable. Plastic infant bottles Canned foods, including infant formula – the BPA is in the epoxy resin lining of the cans Water bottles – usually those marked with a “7” on the bottom Plastic food storage containers and packaging That’s not to say that BPA is found only in food-related items – it’s also in CDs, hard plastic toys, cell phones, computers, and a host of other products. But, currently, experts believe that the primary entrance point of BPA into the body is through food, water (BPA-laden epoxy resins even line some water supply pipes), and food or drink containers and packaging. The BPA leaches into the food[…]

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