BPA level in canned food is considered safe, study finds

09/22/2011 | Progressive Grocer

A Breast Cancer Fund survey of canned food at supermarkets found a level of bisphenol A, or BPA, in food packaging well below the amount considered safe by the government. "The BPA exposure levels cited in this latest supermarket survey are very consistent with similar, but much broader, surveys of packaged food conducted within the past year by government agencies, including the FDA and Health Canada," said John Rost, chairman of the North American Metal Packaging Alliance.

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