Jerry Heindel: Is the FDA short-circuiting a large effort to understand BPA risk?

The agency needs to integrate both "apples and oranges" on BPA research, says former NIH official

For years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Environmental Protection agency (EPA), have ruled that bisphenol A (BPA) is safe at doses many studies by independent research scientists have found cause harm in laboratory animals.

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The CLARITY Study: Integration of Apples and Oranges

When regulatory agencies assess the data on a chemical as part of their risk assessment they focus on two main types of studies.

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