A coalition of physicians, scientists, and public health and environmental organizations Thursday sent a formal petition to the Food and Drug Administration calling on the agency to rescind its approvals for bisphenol A (BPA) in adhesives and coatings and set strict limits on its use in plastics that contact food.
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The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is urging the Food and Drug Administration to protect consumers from unprocessed poppy seeds, which are often contaminated with the plant’s naturally occurring opiate residues.

The nonprofit nutrition and food safety watchdog group on Feb. 5  filed a regulatory petition with
Continue Reading CSPI petitions FDA for maximum opiate levels and controls for poppy seeds