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EFSA to Evaluate Low Dose BPA 'Hypothesis'

In an article published by Food Production Daily on Wednesday, contributor Mark Astley reports that the European Food Safety Authority has begun new research on the effects of low doses of bisphenol-A. This will address a commonly held belief in a "threshold dose" below which it is thought that the chemical is harmless, and the study will take into account ongoing research as well as information regarding the "low dose hypothesis," a theory that some chemicals, even at low doses, may still cause harmful effects.

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