Toxic Plastics Chemical in Infant Formula
Publication Date: August 2007
Publisher(s): Environmental Working Group
Keywords: infant formula; toxics; BPA
Laboratory tests of canned infant formula conducted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and a certified commercial laboratory reveal that a plastics chemical called bisphenol A (BPA) leaches from metal can linings into formula. According to a new EWG analyses, the amount of BPA ingested by some bottle-fed infants exceeds the doses that caused serious adverse effects in animal studies.