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by Eric F. Greenberg | Attorney-at-Law

BPA good news doesn’t end the story

Publicity always trumps science, as I am fond of saying, so don’t get too excited that the Europeans have said current human exposure to Bisphenol A is safe. It’s not as if this is the first time anyone has said it’s safe. Fair’s fair, so safety studies will continue, but in the meantime, the experts are saying that current exposures are safe. The problem is, some people aren’t ever going to be convinced.

What the European Food Safety Authority said exactly is that Exposure from the diet or from a combination of sources (diet, dust, cosmetics and thermal paper) is considerably under the safe level (the tolerable daily intake or TDI). Though they even reduced the level they consider safe to 4 micrograms per kilogram of body weight per day, they said the amount people are getting exposed to from a combination of sources is three to five times lower than that.

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Areas of Practice:
Food & Drug Law
Packaging Law
Commercial Litigation
Crisis Management
FDA & State Action Enforcement
Bar Admissions:
Illinois, 2002
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2003
Education:
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
J.D.
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Honors: Order of Coif
Law Review: Chicago-Kent Law Review, 1999 - 2001


Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
B.S.
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Major:  Biomedical Sciences


Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
D.P.M., Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Major:  Podiatric Medicine


Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
B.A.
Honors: Dean's List
Major:  Psychology


Published Works:
What You Don't Know Can Hurt You: Why Managed Care Organizations have a Legal Duty to Disclose the Use of Financial Incentives to Limit Medical Care, 35 J. Hlth. L. 145, 2002


Policing the 'Wild West' World of Internet Pharmacies, 55 Food & Drug L. J. 619, 2000


Policing the 'Wild West' World of Internet Pharmacies, 76 Chi.-Kent L. Rev. 1333, 2001


Diagnosis and Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis Langer Biomechanics in Step, 1997


Honors and Awards:
1st Place, American Health Lawyer's Association Writing Competition, 2001 - Present


3rd Place, Food and Drug Law Institute's H. Thomas Austern Writing Awards Competition, 1999 - 2000


1st Place, Langer Biomechanics National Research & Writing Competition, 1997


2nd Place, Langer Biomechanics National Research & Writing Competition, 1996


American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine Outstanding Student in Medicine Award, 1997


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Illinois Podiatric Medical Students Association, 1995 - 1996
President


Fraternities/Sororities:
Delta Zeta


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