Since my podcast, there has been more media attention on the chemical in some plastic food and drink containers, especially baby bottles. Based on findings from the National Toxicology Program, which is part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration has reconsidered its view that the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) is safe for infants and children.
It’s hard to ignore this public outcry since this chemical effects the neurological and behavior health in fetuses, infants and children.
Manufacturers may find that changing from polycarbonate to a safer alternative would be disruptive and cost too much time and money, but consumers need to change their buying habits AND the government or public demand needs to force theses industries to change.
Here are some recent articles…