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Canada Labels BPA as Toxic

Mike Barrett
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April 6th, 2011
Updated 11/16/2012 at 8:04 pm
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plasticbottles 210x145 Canada Labels BPA as ToxicBisphenol A (BPA) is an estrogen-mimicking substance that has been linked to a number of crippling health conditions. It has been tied to obesity and fertility problems, and numerous studies have found that it may devastate human health in other ways. Canada has taken a large step in the fight against BPA. Even in the face of industry opposition, Canada has declared BPA to be a toxic substance.

The ruling would have been made sooner, as evidence of BPA’s toxicity has been readily available for quite some time, but the American Chemistry Council attempted to halt the process. On July 15, 2009, the American Chemistry Council filed a formal notice of objection. The council claimed that BPA was indeed safe; and therefore, there was no reason to declare it a toxic substance. The government rejected the objection on July 27, 2010, stating that the council failed to “bring forth any new scientific data or information with respect to the nature and extent of the danger posed by bisphenol A.”

Rick Smith is the director of Environmental Defence, a non-profit environmental organization that has spent 5 years pushing for BPA to be labeled as toxic. “{This is a really significant public health victory,” he said. As news of the victory hit, Rick and his associates celebrated with champagne. “We’re seeing a rapid and dramatic transformation of the children’s product industry.”

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2.thumbnail Canada Labels BPA as Toxic Google Plus Profile |Mike is the co-founder, editor, and researcher behind Natural Society. Studying the work of top natural health activists, and writing special reports for top 10 alternative health websites, Mike has written hundreds of articles and pages on how to obtain optimum wellness through natural health.

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