If by now you mean 20 years ago then yes. They've been saying stuff like this for a long time. I have no way of knowing if it's true or not, but I use all BPA free bottles just in case. They don't cost much more and are dang near indestructible. If you want to play it ultrasafe I guess you could go for all stainless steel water bottles..
"The price of freedom is eternal vigilance." Thomas Jefferson