You almost have to be sorry for soft drink companies these day. The latest blow?. BPA has been found in soft drink cans in Canada (and, presumably, here?).
In the meantime, everyone keeps saying that current exposures are below safety limits. Maybe, but the FDA has just released five background documents that it is using as a basis for its current view (“some concern”) and future decision.
Next public appearance
New Directions in the Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: A Festschrift in Honor of Per Pinstrup-Anderson. Cornell University, Statler Hotel Amphitheater. The conference begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and ends with a reception the following day with remarks by professor Pinstrup-Anderson at 2:25 p.m.
My joint contribution with Malden Nesheim is from 1:40-2:00 p.m. on “the internationalization of the obesity epidemic: the case of sugar-sweetened sodas.”