BPA Exposure High Among Kids But Lower Overall, EFSA Says

Law360, New York (July 25, 2013, 6:29 PM EDT) -- The European Food Safety Authority said on Thursday that children's dietary exposure to the controversial chemical bisphenol A is greater than that of adults, though it found that consumers' exposure overall may be lower than previously estimated.

The agency released its draft assessment of consumer exposure to BPA, which consumers have linked to a host of health problems, including cancer, reproductive dysfunction and heart disease. It was the EFSA's first such assessment since 2006.

Infants and toddlers' average exposure to BPA from diet was estimated to...
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