For Immediate Release
Kate Slusark, 212-727-4592 or cell: 917-553-5099
NRDC Calls on Food and Drug Administration to Ban BPA from Food Packaging to Protect Children
Widespread toxin in bottles, packaged food linked to reproductive abnormalities, cancers and more
WASHINGTON - Today, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging. BPA is found in plastic bottles and metal containers, and poses a serious health risk, especially to infants and children.