BPA is a plastic used extensively in food packaging.
For one thing, it lines the inside of every can sold in America. It's an endocrine disrupter implicated in breast and prostate cancer and is particularly dangerous for small children and developing fetuses.
This video is the story of how information about the dangers of BPA has been continually suppressed by its manufacturers (including General Electric) with the help of corrupt scientists, politicians and government officials.
This is why we've always said: "If it comes it a box, a bag, a bottle or a can it's automatically suspect. The only safe place in the supermarket is the produce section."