FDA Chemists: BPA in 90% of Canned Food

I find canned food to be the worse option when it comes to quick meals.  Not only are the vegetables usually mushy, the risk of BPA exposure keeps me away from most canned foods.

Four years ago, I wrote a post about canned food and BPA during my early days of blogging.  This post caught the attention of a major natural food company, who did not believe Eden Foods cans were BPA-free, as they had not found such cans to readily available for their products.  In fact, this company had Eden’s cans independently tested, and did indeed find they were BPA-free.

Finally, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) scientists have tested and found BPA in 90% of canned food. [Read more…]

Canned Food and BPA


Many people are aware of the dangers of BPA, and this issue has been explored extensively in the parenting blogosphere regarding baby bottles and sippy cups. But did you know that tin/steel cans used for food and some aluminum beverage cans are lined with an epoxy resin that contains Bisphenol A (BPA)? This lining’s purpose is to prevent corrosion and contamination of the food, but what about BPA contamination of the food/beverage?

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