Plenty of foods harbor BPA, study finds

Packaging is pegged as the most likely source.

By Janet Raloff, 18:10 PM November 2, 2010

Some communities have banned the sale of plastic baby bottles and sippy cups manufactured using bisphenol A, a hormone-mimicking chemical. In a few grocery stores, cashiers have already begun donning gloves to avoid handling thermal receipt paper out of fear its BPA-based surface coating may rub off on the fingers. But how’s a family to avoid exposure to this contaminant when it taints the food supply?

It’s a question many people may start asking in response to data posted online Novembe...

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