In preparation for the upcoming opinion of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) on Bisphenol A (due in September 2010), here are some recent important publications:
BPA & Human Biomonitoring - Environmental Health Perspectives (May 2010). Biomonitoring Studies Should Be Used by Regulatory Agencies to Assess Human Exposure Levels and Safety of Bisphenol A. Laura N. Vandenberg, Ibrahim Chahoud, Vasantha Padmanabhan, Francisco J.R. Paumgartten, and Gilbert Schoenfelder
BPA & Health Risk Assessments – Reproductive Toxicology (April 2010). Risk to all or none? A comparative analysis of controversies in the health risk assessment of Bisphenol A. Anna Beronius, Christina Rudén, Helen Håkansson, Annika Hanberg Reproductive Toxicology 29 (2010) 132–146
BPA & Diabetes - Environmental Health Perspectives (May 2010). Bisphenol-A Exposure during Pregnancy Disrupts Glucose Homeostasis in Mothers and Adult Male Offspring. Paloma Alonso-Magdalena, Elaine Vieira, Sergi Soriano, Lorena Menes, Deborah Burks, Ivan Quesada, Angel Nadal
BPA & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Environmental Health Perspectives (June 2010). Neonatal exposure to Bisphenol A and reproductive and endocrine alterations resembling the polycystic ovarian syndrome in adult rats. Fernandez, M, N Bourguignon, V Lux-Lantos and C Libertun. Environmental Health Perspectives
BPA & Testis Function in Adulthood – The Endocrine Society (ahead of publication). Early-life exposure to BPA may affect testis function in adulthood. ScienceDaily. Retrieved July 20, 2010.
Written on 22 July 2010.