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The Media’s War on Business – and Science – Gets Personal

WesternMilitant Wrote: Aug 15, 2012 7:11 AM
The BPA in bottles has been thoroughly reacted with a cross-linking agent to make the polymer. At that point it is no longer BPA. BPA is used to manufacture epoxy, polycarbonate, phenoxy, polyester, and polysulfone resins (plastics). BPA is insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol and dilute alkalies and carbon tetrachloride. My source for this info is Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary.

For several years the hysterical, ratings-seeking media has waged a war on businesses that use bisphenol A (also known as BPA), a chemical found in water bottles, canned foods and even thermal cash-register tape. The media has succeeded in ignoring the science and instead stoked the public’s irrational fears by simply proving that traces of BPA can be found in your food. However, numerous studies by the FDA, CDC, World Health Organization, and European Food Safety Authority have found that BPA is easily and quickly metabolized, with no discernible human harm ever being identified.

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