Food Law News - UK - 2001

FSA Letter, 12 April 2001

CONTAMINANTS - Consultation: Migration of Bisphenol A from Can Coatings into Food

The Food Standards Agency is carrying out a consultation in response to a survey of bisphenol A in canned food because of the uncertainties that exist in the scientific understanding of potential endocrine effects of this substance.

Comments to the Agency's Food Contact Materials Unit are requested by 4th July 2001.

The letter enclosed:

These can be found on the Food Standards website at :

The Agency would welcome comments on the following points and questions:

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