The EU food safety watchdog EFSA said Tuesday it may review its clearance of bisphenol A for use in the manufacture of plastic baby bottles after Canada moved to ban the substance.
“EFSA is aware of the studies on bisphenol published in the United States and Canada,” spokeswoman Anne-Laure Gassin told AFP. “The agency will examine whether it should review its opinion on this product, which dates from January 2007.”
The European Food Safety Authority, headquartered in Parma, northern Italy, will reach a decision soon, she said.
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