New Video: How Much BPA is Safe?
Yesterday, California adopted rules allowing retailers of cans and bottles to warn consumers about possible exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) at the register, rather than requiring manufacturers to put warnings on every single can, bottle, and jar. BPA is used in the epoxy liners of many food and drink packaging and has been extensively tested for safety. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European Food Safety Authority are among the many government bodies declaring BPA poses no risk to consumers as its currently used.
To make sure consumers aren’t taking any risks with their health, government regulators factor in a significant safety margin when recommending maximum daily exposure levels for BPA. So how much canned food would you have to eat before you could reach that threshold? Check out our new video below to find out: