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FDA Agrees to Review its BPA Assessment

11:00 AM MDT | June 4, 2009 | Kara Sissell

FDA says has agreed to reevaluate its decision last year that had found bisphenol a (BPA) safe for use in food and beverage containers. The decision comes a day after Representatives Henry Waxman (D., CA) and Bart Stupak (D., MI) sent a letter to the FDA asking it to review the decision due to allegations that the FDA relied heavily on industry funded studies, and allowed industry to do the regulators’ work for them. ACC says it welcomes an expedited review of BPA. “We agree with Representatives Henry Waxman and Bart Stupak that an immediate...

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