Push for BPA warning labels in California

Consumer advocates call on Californians to make the State properly enforce warning label rules for canned foods and beverages containing BPA in the can linings

Migration of cyclo-di-BADGE into oily foods

German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment evaluates migration of NIAS cyclo-di-BADGE from can coatings into oily fish; suggests TTC of 90 µg/person/day and generating more toxicity data

Toxicity assessment of sol-gel coatings

Scientists assess sol-gel coatings on polycarbonate plastics; migration found below the overall migration limit; no genotoxicity or estrogenicity in vitro

Silk protein food coating

Researchers develop edible food coating made from fibroin protein; show potential for improved preservation of perishable foods

Long-term migration from polyester coating

Scientists analyze long-term migration from polyester can coating, find hydrolysis of oligomers after long storage; modification of testing protocols suggested

BPA warning label in California

State of California takes emergency action on BPA and proposes temporary uniform warning label for food cans and bottles as deadline for Prop65 compliance approaches

Opinion: Consumers want healthy food

Removing unwanted ingredients such as BPA from food products is good, however highly processed foods remain the less favorable diet option compared to fresh, unprocessed foods

Replacing BPA can coatings

Del Monte Foods switches to non-BPA food can linings in the course of 2016

BPA still in food cans

Extensive analysis in the U.S. and Canada finds most food cans still coated with BPA-based epoxy; BPA-free alternatives may be questionable

Alternative food can linings

Campbell Soup Company introduces can linings made from acrylic or polyester containing no BPA; transition to non-BPA cans to be completed by mid 2017