BPA

8:25 a.m. on February 24, 2010 (EST)
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people who hike have (or should have) already figured out that unlined metal bottles, soft plastic bottles, and bpa-free hard plastics are safe. Eradicating BPA from the food supply chain has proved to be much harder than that, as the linked Washington Post article indicates. BPA may come up in unexpected places.

i replaced my old, durable lexan bottles last summer with nalgene and camelbak bpa-free plastic bottles. so far, the replacements have proved to be durable. the thought of trying to drink from a metal bottle in cold weather....

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/22/AR2010022204830.html

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