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BPA in Food Packaging Tied to Child Obesity: Study
Date:9/18/2012

nsistent effect on body weight, indicating that BPA exposure is not likely to cause obesity."

However, Yale expert Katz said BPA might pose other health risks.

"BPA is a potential disrupter of hormones, and as such, it could plausibly contribute to obesity," Katz said. "A potential link to obesity simply adds to the list of potential indictments of this chemical. Whether this study is showing cause and effect or not, we seem to have ample information to reach a verdict: BPA ought to go."

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To learn more about BPA, visit the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

SOURCES: Leonardo Trasande, M.D., M.P.P., associate professor of pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York City; David Katz, M.D., M.P.H., director, Yale University Prevention Research Center, New Haven, Conn.; Steven G. Hentges, Ph.D., Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group, American Chemistry Council; Sept. 19, 2012, Journal of the American Medical Association


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