Features May 2012 Issue

The Controversy Over BPA-Free Dog Food Containers

The Controversy Over BPA-Free Dog Food Containers

Consumers are demanding BPA-free cans, but industry isn’t ready with an alternative.

On March 30, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it had rejected a petition from environmentalists that would have banned bisphenol A (BPA) from all food and drink packaging. The scientific evidence at this time, said the FDA, does not suggest that the “very low levels of human exposure to BPA” afforded through our diets are unsafe. “The agency has performed extensive research on BPA, has reviewed hundreds of other studies, and is continuing to address questions and potential concerns raised by certain studies,” the news release continued. “The agency takes all concerns about BPA seriously and is evaluating them as part of the agency’s ongoing oversight of food safety.”

To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe today for instant access to thousands of dog training, health, and nutrition articles and tips. The Whole Dog Journal will...

  • Recommend the best and safest foods and products for your dog.
  • Guide you through the most effective positive dog training methods.
  • Help you understand when your dog is bored, anxious, tired, or hungry. You won't believe some of the signs!
  • Show you the healthiest and most effective homeopathic and mainstream remedies, diets, and medicines.

Your satisfaction to The Whole Dog Journal is guaranteed. Subscribe today to see why hundreds of thousands of dog owners trust us as the #1 source of information.

 

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.
Already subscribed but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.