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October 19, 2010

Canada First to Proclaim BPA a Toxic Compound

Reuters 10.14.10

With little fanfare, Canada added BPA to a list of potentially harmful compounds.

They banned the endocrine-disrupting chemical from plastic baby bottles in March, with this announcement being just the latest anti-BPA measure for the progressive country. 

Rick Smith, executive director of Environmental Defense, believes it is only a matter of time before more is done; "The risk assessment of BPA put together by our federal government is very strong in terms of its conclusions, so I think it's a foregone conclusion that it will drive further action rather quickly," Smith said.

Read more about it on Reuters.

 

 

 

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