[Pharmwaste] Two articles on Bisphenol-A lining the cans of baby formula

DeBiasi,Deborah dldebiasi at deq.virginia.gov
Thu Dec 6 12:45:14 EST 2007

Liquid formula from the nation's top baby formula makers is sold in cans lined with bisphenol-A, or BPA. CNN <http://edition.cnn.com> . 5 December 2007.

Baby-food makers use controversial chemical in packaging: study. <http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20071205.wformula05/BNStory/National/home>  All four of the major manufacturers of liquid infant formula sold in North America use cans lined with bisphenol A, a chemical that mimics the hormone estrogen, according to a survey conducted by the Environmental Working Group. Toronto Globe and Mail <http://www.globeandmail.com> , Ontario. 5 December 2007. 

Deborah L. DeBiasi
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