French concerns over bisphenol A (BPA) have not been dispelled in the wake of the opinion from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) that the chemical poses no health risk through dietary exposure, said France’s food safety agency.
Bisphenol A (BPA) presents no major risk to human health, said the German Society of Toxicology (GST) as it backed the current tolerable daily intake (TDI) level for the chemical as set by European Union experts.
Scientific evidence says that consumption of soy from the diet or
as supplements should not cause alarm despite negative reports
about risks, a view that has been supported by a major US industry
Normal exposure to phthalates, a chemical group used in plastics
packaging to make products flexible and pliable, may harm the
genital development of unborn baby boys, according to a study by
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) reports this week that the
Committee on Toxicity (COT) is consulting on a draft report that
looks at the implications for human health of phytoestrogens in our
diet. The group recommends more research...