EFSA draft opinion suggests lowering the tolerable Bisphenol A daily intake
22 Dec 2021
In an opinion published in December 2021, the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) has re-assessed the risks of bisphenol A (BPA) in food, suggesting to drastically lower the tolerab...
Microplastic particles can now be found in human organs
21 Oct 2020
Microplastic and nanoplastic particles can now be observed in human organs thanks to a new technique. Microplastics have polluted the entire planet, yet their potential impact on h...
Il y a des particules de plastique dans 93% des échantillons de grande marque d’eau
15 Mar 2018
L’eau en bouteille de nombreuses grandes marques à travers le monde est contaminée par de minuscules particules de plastique dont les dangers sur la santé sont méconnus, ...
Are we poisoning our children with plastic?
20 Feb 2018
The chemical BPA is widely added to food and drink packaging, and more than 80% of teenagers have it in their bodies. But how dangerous is it? Read the full article on The Guardian...
MEPs back down from EU bisphenol ban
12 Jan 2018
The European Parliament has shied away from demanding a full ban on bisphenol A, instead approving measures that will lower the amount of the chemical that can be part of food pack...
Bisphenol A: new immune system evidence useful but limited
14 Oct 2016
New data confirm EFSA’s previous conclusion that bisphenol A (BPA) might affect the immune system in animals, but the evidence is too limited to draw any conclusions for human he...
EFSA wants to review the chemical BPA, again
27 Apr 2016
A new report on the chemical compound Bisphenol A (BPA) has forced the EFSA, the EU’s food safety watchdog, to review the effects of the chemical on human health once more. Read ...
Endocrine disruptors’ link to infertility confirmed
11 Apr 2016
More and more women are finding it difficult to get pregnant, with mounting evidence suggesting chemicals used in plasticisers and pesticides are responsible. The consequences are ...
SAFE concerned about EFSA decision on Bisphenol A
21 Jan 2015
From today’s press release by the European Food Safety Authority: “EFSA’s comprehensive re-evaluation of bisphenol A (BPA) exposure and toxicity concludes that BPA po...