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Ask Asa: BPA

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A man tries to cool himself with a bottle of water. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images, FILE)

A man tries to cool himself with a bottle of water. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images, FILE)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — After years of debate, the Food and Drug Administration rejects a call to ban the chemical BPA in food packaging. Even if you are not familiar with the chemical, you probably have had plenty of contact with it in packaged foods. Environmental groups say they have plenty of reseach pointing to possible health risks. CBS 2’s consumer reporter Asa Aarons has more.

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