Listen to the science on BPA, ACC urges consumers


The American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C.) is launching a communications and advertising campaign to amplify recent conclusions from FDA and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) stating that BPA is safe as currently used in food-contact materials and other consumer products. The ACC's Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group has commissioned ads urging consumers to, "Listen to the Science: Experts Say BPA Is Safe." The ads will appear in USA Today, the Wall Street Journal and on a number of consumer, news and health-focused websites.

In their comprehensive re-evaluation of BPA exposure and toxicity, notes the ACC in a news release, EFSA's scientific experts recently concluded that "BPA poses no health risk to consumers of any age group (including unborn children, infants and adolescents) at current exposure levels."

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