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Reviewing Exposure to BPA in Drinking Water in Gallons

The discourse on the revision of BPOM Regulation No. 31/2018 emerged amid a growing concern on the dangers of exposure to BPA in processed food packaging.

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Kompas Team
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Workers refill gallon bottled water made of polycarbonate in Cilincing, North Jakarta, on Wednesday (21/9/2022).
KOMPAS/AGUS SUSANTO

Workers refill gallon bottled water made of polycarbonate in Cilincing, North Jakarta, on Wednesday (21/9/2022).

The finding of exposure to Bisphenol-A (BPA) in drinking water in gallons has worried the public in a number of areas. To ensure the safety of drinking water from gallons, the regulation on the labeling of processed food needs to be revised.

JAKARTA, KOMPAS β€” The use of water gallons made of polycarbonate is still a matter of debate. Therefore, in-depth studies and scientific data related to the impact of using water gallons are needed. The policy considerations should prioritize public safety and health.

Editor:
NASRULLAH NARA
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