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FDA Rejects BPA Ban
Posted on 13 Apr 2012 by Alston Bird

By Elise N. Paeffgen , Associate, Alston & Bird LLP The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2008 to ban bisphenol A (BPA) from food packaging. FDA never responded to NRDC's petition... Read More

CDC Advisory Committee recommends lead poisoning be deemed to start at 5 mcg per dL
Posted on 22 Jan 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted a number of studies over recent years that have demonstrated the adverse impact of lead at levels below that traditionally considered as indicating "lead poisoning", 10 mcg/dL. Lead poisoning continues to be a serious... Read More

FDA Rejects BPA Ban
Posted on 13 Apr 2012 by Alston Bird

By Elise N. Paeffgen , Associate, Alston & Bird LLP The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2008 to ban bisphenol A (BPA) from food packaging. FDA never responded to NRDC's... Read More

CDC Advisory Committee recommends lead poisoning be deemed to start at 5 mcg per dL
Posted on 22 Jan 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted a number of studies over recent years that have demonstrated the adverse impact of lead at levels below that traditionally considered as indicating "lead poisoning", 10 mcg/dL. Lead poisoning continues to be a serious... Read More