In response to the study by Li and colleagues showing a link between bisphenol A (BPA) and obesity, the American Chemistry Council published a press release on June 12, 2013. The ACC argues that the article’s “attempts” to link obesity to “minute” amounts of BPA distracts from the efforts to address the obesity problem. The ACC further criticizes that the study is compromised by the fact that exposure was only measured after obesity has developed, limiting its ability to establish a causal link between obesity and BPA exposure.

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ACC press release