Fooducate gives a layman’s explanation for understanding the differing degrees of danger with regard to food packaging, and how much BPA you might actually have in your bloodstream.
BPA stands for bisphenol A. According to the Mayo Clinic and the FDA, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, it may well pose a wide variety of harmful effects to health.
In the U.S., packaging is labeled from 1 to 7 to indicate the degree to which the particular food packaging is dangerous, with 1 being the best and 7 the worst. Other categorizations from 1 to 5 exist.
Click here to see a concise, descriptive table of the the categories 1 to 7.