In one of the busiest day care centres in Toronto kids will soon enjoy toxic-free products. The City College daycare, run by George Brown College, is the first in the country to commit to getting rid of products containing Bisphenol A.
 In a recent CBC TV story, daycare manager, Moira Bell, said her centre is taking action because the staff is troubled by recent scientific studies linking Bisphenol A with cancer and other adverse health affects. “The problem is that this is a chemical that is released into the formula once the bottle is heated,” she said.
Health Canada is currently assessing the scientific literature on Bisphenol A and will rule on the chemical’s risk level in a year. Although Bisphenol A has been used in products for decades, pressure from citizen and environmental groups groups and the scientific community has forced Health Canada to re-examine its risk assessment of the chemical.
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