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ID:

431

Date:

2009-05-16

Headline:

FDA relied heavily on BPA lobby

Reporter's name:

Susanne Rust and Meg Kissinger

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Journal Sentinel

City:

Milwaukee, WI

Summary:

Emails obtained under FOIA by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel showed that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) relied on industry-funded lobbyists and studies to assess the safety of bisphenol A (BPA), a common plastic which has been associated with substantial medical disorders.

Keywords:

regulators, regulation, baby bottles, chemical, plastic, bisphenol A, BPA,

URL:

http://www.jsonline.com/watchdog/watchdogreports/45228647.html


Agencies:

CDC
FDA

States:

DC
WI

Categories:

business
lobbying
public health
technology


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