Canned foods linked to BPA risk in new study
(CNN) -- There has been an ongoing debate about just how much of the industrial chemical Bisphenol A (or BPA) lurks in canned foods and whether it poses a health risk. For more than 40 years, BPA has been widely used in consumer products, such as the inside lining of cans, to prevent metal corrosion and breakages, preserving the food inside.