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Grocery Manufacturers Association Releases Science Policy Paper on Bisphenol A
Date:4/22/2008

Resource Guide for Policymakers, Consumers and the Media is First in a Series of Educational Publications on Food, Beverage and Consumer Product Issues

WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today released Bisphenol A: A Guide for Consumers, Policymakers and the Media, the first in a series of science policy papers designed to provide current and scientifically accurate information and resources for journalists, health professionals and policymakers.

"In light of recent reports questioning the safety of BPA, today we are releasing a science policy paper that will provide current and scientifically accurate information and resources that we hope will serve to better educate all stakeholders on the safety of BPA, and the important role it plays in food preservation," said Robert Brackett, Chief Science Officer for GMA.

In the coming weeks, GMA will also be releasing science policy papers on perchlorate, acrylamide, high fructose corn syrup, aspartame and sodium.

Please click here http://www.gmabrands.com/publications/SciPol_Bisphenol.pdf to access GMA's science policy paper on BPA.

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) represents the world's leading food, beverage and consumer products companies. The association promotes sound public policy, champions initiatives that increase productivity and growth and helps to protect the safety and security of the food supply through scientific excellence. The GMA board of directors is comprised of chief executive officers from the association's member companies. The $2.1 trillion food, beverage and consumer packaged goods industry employs 14 million workers, and contributes over $1 trillion in added value to the nation's economy. For more information, visit the GMA Web site at http://www.gmaonline.org.


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