Bisphenol A exposure assessment from olive oil consumption.

  title={Bisphenol A exposure assessment from olive oil consumption.},
  author={Tarek F Abou Omar and Carol M Sukhn and Souha Fares and Mohamad Ghassan Abiad and Rima R Habib and Hassan R Dhaini},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  volume={189 7},
The use of bisphenol A (BPA) in packaging has grown over the past 50 years despite concerns of its migration into packaged food and beverages, resulting in human exposure. Many studies have reported tumorigenic effects and endocrine alterations associated with BPA in animal models. This study aims at assessing human exposure to BPA from olive oil. A total of 27 olive oil samples were collected from mills and local villagers in the Hasbaya District, a major olive oil harvesting region in Lebanon… CONTINUE READING
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