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Is It Safe to Drink From Plastic Bottles?


By Michael O. Schroeder

With lots of questions swirling, experts say there are simple ways to lower your potential risk.

BY NOW, THERE'S A GOOD chance that – most of the time anyway – you don't microwave food or drink in plastic dishes. It's also quite plausible that if you're a parent, you didn't wait until bisphenol A – or BPA – was banned in baby bottles and sippy cups to avoid buying such products containing the chemical of concern, which is widely used in making polycarbonate plastics.


Earlier Event: October 27
Children’s Health & Environment Study