BBC news report on whether Bisphenol A (BPA) should be banned from food packaging in the UK. France is doing so as of January 1, 2015. The segment shows how BPA is a significant risk factor for breast cancer.The comments of the industry packaging representative are inaccurate: Governments in other parts of the world ARE concerned about BPA, which is precisely why they have banned it in various forms (e.g., in baby bottles and the lining of formula containers in Canada). http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-29631355
Plastic food packaging health fears www.bbc.com BBC Inside Out examines whether health fears over plastic food packaging are justified and asks if BPA should be banned in the UK.