No, there are lots of reasons for concern. BPA is a toxic chemical that has been proven to have many unwanted effects on the human body. WHAT BISPHENOL A DOES IN YOUR BODY.
Teenagers are at extreme risk because TEENS CARRY 30% MORE BPA THAN REST OF POPULATION. Even though there have been no studies in human teenagers, animal studies have found that BPA confuses gender identity. TEEN MICE EXPOSED TO LOW LEVELS OF BPA BEHAVE LIKE OPPOSITE SEX AS .... "There are hypotheses that bisphenol A, or BPA in the environment could be triggering early puberty." is the question asked in IS PUBERTY IN GIRLS COMING TOO SOON?
Younger children absorb BPA in the soup and other foods they eat. KIDS SOUP CANS CONTAIN BPA TOXINS. But this does not stop advertising agencies from targeting young kids to eat products known to have high levels of BPA. BPA IN CANNED FOODS MARKETED TO KIDS, GROUP WARNS.
And among men in general BPA reduces their ability to attract females. IS CHEMICAL [BPA] IN PLASTIC ROBBING MEN OF SEX APPEAL? Even grown men are not safe at work. WORKPLACE BPA TIED TO MALE SEX PROBLEMS.
And women are at higher risk of breast cancer from this chemical. COULD BPA PRESIDPOSE GIRLS TO BREAST CANCER?
BPA attacks the thyroid glands. LARGE STUDY CONFIRMS BPA-THYROID FUNCTION LINK. BPA increases the risk of Heart Disease. ELEVATED AMOUNT OF BPA CAN INCREASE CARDIAC RISK BY 45%, STUDY FINDS.
You can't even buy non-tainted food without being exposed to BPA in the receipt you get at the checkout. BISPHENOL A IS UBIQUITOUS IN RECEIPTS.
Of course the Chemical Industry is using every excuse it can drag up from the bottom of its barrel of toxic tricks to fight further legislation and action against BPA. HOW LOBBYISTS ARE SPINNING WEAK SCIENCE TO DEFEND BPA. They draw their conclusions when they haven't even measured the dosages of BPA given to the subjects. And BPA manufacturers, including the
infamous Koch Bros., donate hoards of money to Cancer agencies in order to block their denunciations of BPA.
The list of Komen sponsors that use BPA include the Coca-Cola Bottling Company (which says BPA is safe, but that it is nonetheless looking for alternatives for its canned soda) and General Mills, which still uses the chemical in most canned foods but did recently introduce BPA-free organic tomato cans. Another sponsor is Georgia-Pacific, a subsidiary of famously anti-regulation Koch Industries and major manufacturer of epoxy resins that contain BPA.
Even the cancer drugs given to patients are not safe from the effects of BPA. STUDY: BPA ... BLOCK BREAST CANCER DRUGS.
Even though Canada has outlawed BPA it is still allowed in the products we use. This chemical must be removed from all products worldwide and its production shut down.
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