TITLE

watch out for BPA in formula

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Mothering;Mar/Apr2008, Issue 147, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a declaration made by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), according to which nearly all infant formula cans are lined with bisphenol-A (BPA).
ACCESSION #
31204118

 

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