Media war over BPA


It seems that New York Times' opinion columnist Nicholas Kristof has made it a priority to write about the chemical industry, or as he likes to call it, "Big Chem."

Kristof has written several columns regarding the potential health effects of BPA stating in his latest that "following the script of Big Tobacco a generation ago, Big Chem has, so far, blocked any serious regulation of these endocrine disruptors, so called because they play havoc with hormones in the body's endocrine system."

"Shouldn't our government be as vigilant about threats in our grocery stores as in the mountains of Afghanistan?" he wrote.
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