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3 Steps the FDA Can Take in 2013 to Show It Is Protecting Americans From Harm

Peter Lehner | Posted 03.19.2013 | Green
Peter Lehner

For as welcome as the new food safety programs are, the FDA is still plagued with problems. It moves at a glacial pace in the face of pressing health hazards, like its three-decade-long refusal to act on its own findings that the use of antibiotics in livestock feed threatens human health.

When Will FDA Stop Dragging Its Feet on BPA?

Jeanne Rizzo | Posted 06.04.2012 | Green
Jeanne Rizzo

Scientists, consumers, retailers, manufacturers and the states are sending clear signals that BPA doesn't belong in our food packaging and that investment in safe alternatives is an investment in the health of the American public. Now the FDA needs to catch up.

Lynne Peeples

FDA Made 'Wrong Call' On BPA In Food Containers

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.30.2012 | Green

"Ludicrous." "Bogus." "Illogical." Scientists and public health advocates expressed frustration on Friday as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

In Reversal, FDA Expresses Concern Over BPA

nytimes.com | DENISE GRADY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In a shift of position, the Food and Drug Administration is expressing concerns about possible health risks from bisphenol-A, or BPA, a widely used co...

More Evidence That BPA is Toxic and Industry Tactics Exposed

Sarah Janssen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sarah Janssen

New research suggests that BPA may interfere with metabolism and lead to obesity, heart disease and diabetes in humans.

FDA's Conclusion That Chemical Is Safe Is Flawed

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration's assurances that a controversial chemical is safe for use in food containers are badly flawed, an...