Science keeps getting in the way of the FDA insisting that bisphenol A (BPA) poses no health risks. The chemical, which is commonly found in food and soda cans and hard, number 7 plastic has been linked to an increased risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease in scientific testing. The FDA has maintained that it is harmless, but on Friday an advisory panel ruled that the federal organizations needs to redo its risk assessment. The panel claimed the FDA has ignored key evidence found in government-funded research that has linked the chemical to possible health problems. 


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