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Obesity

Medical profession 'oblivious' to role of chemicals in diabetes and obesity

William McLennan

22nd March,2011

US officials are beginning to take a greater interest in the reported links between the exposure to environmental chemicals, like Bisphenol A, with the development of diabetes and obesity more...
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Toxic bisphenol-A found in US shopping receipts and dollar bills

Tom Levitt

8th December, 2010

Campaigners call for ban on suspected hormone-disrupting chemical BPA after study discovers high quantities in paper receipts and bank notes more...
Baby bottle

Dismay over EU decision not to ban baby bottle chemical bisphenol-A

Tom Levitt

1st October, 2010

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) says no convincing evidence to cause it to ban or further restrict exposure to the controversial chemical bisphenol-A used in plastic bottles and containers more...
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Food Standards Agency refuses to ban Bisphenol-A in food packaging and baby milk bottles

News

15th April, 2009

Food safety campaigners have reacted angrily to a refusal by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to ban controversial plastic additive Bisphenol A (BPA), which is present in some food packaging and containers. more...
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Plastics chemical found in human tissue at high levels

News

10th August, 2007

A key chemical used in modern plastics has been found in human tissues at 10 times the concentration considered safe, new research has found. more...

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