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BPA Still Present in Two-Thirds of Canned Goods

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  • Despite promises to phase out use of BPA, two-thirds of cans still contain the hormone-mimicking chemical. Among the worst offenders are Campbell’s, General Mills, and Del Monte
  • Campbell’s and Del Monte have now announced they will remove BPA from their products by the middle of 2017 and this year respectively
  • Endocrine-disrupting chemicals such as BPA are likely to contribute substantially to disease and dysfunction, including obesity, and result in about $209 billion in health and economic costs in the European Union

By Dr. Mercola

Bisphenol-A (BPA) is an endocrine-disrupting chemical that can be found in countless personal care and plastic products, including the liners of canned goods, plastic and non-stick food containers, plastic wraps, water bottles, and cashier's receipts.


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