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How common is bisphenol A (BPA) in food?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Over 90% of all canned goods in the United States have BPA. If the label doesn’t read “BPA-free,” chances are that it contains the chemical. More acidic foods like tomatoes, chili, and canned soups appear to have the most BPA. A study by Harvard researchers found that people who ate just one serving of canned soup for five days showed an increase in their BPA levels by over 1,000%.
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