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U.S. Advocacy Group Criticizes Industry for Creating 'Myths' about Bisphenol A (update)

3:42 AM MDT | June 6, 2011 | Alex Scott

Advocacy group, the Center for Progressive Reform (CPR; Washington, DC), has published a white paper  in which it has criticized the chemical industry for mounting a “lobbying blitz aimed at obscuring or confusing the results of research” on bisphenol A.” The center says industry has created “five myths intended to muddle facts, cast false doubt on sound science about BPA’s dangers.”   Manufacturers of BPA deny that the chemical has any adverse impact on human health or the environment. American Chemistry Council...

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