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Thursday, July 19, 2012

bisphenol-a (BPA), known hormone-disrupting chemical, in Baby Bottles finally Banned by FDA. Still in other (plastic) products...

After countless activists and concerned organizations voiced serious concern over the presence of the cancer-linked chemical substance known as BPA in baby bottles, the FDA has finally responded by banning the presence of BPA in baby bottles nationwide. While the decision is highly beneficial for the health of toddlers and parents across the United States and elsewhere, the FDA continues to ignore the mass amount of research linking toxic BPA (also known as bisphenol-a) to a host of diseases such as cancer and diabetes.  Read more...

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BPA Banned from Baby Bottles, Sippy Cups
The decision came as a response to a 2011 petition from the American Chemistry Council (ACC), which argued that BPA no longer needs to be approved as a component of baby bottles or sippy cups because manufacturers have already phased the chemical out of these products.
FDA officially bans BPA, or bisphenol-A, from baby bottles – USATODAY.com
The move by the Food and Drug Administration will have limited impact, because manufacturers have already stopped using BPA in these beverage containers. About a dozen U.S. states, including California, have banned BPA from children's products. So, too, have Canada, the European Union and China.
F.D.A. Bans BPA From Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups - NYTimes.com
The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that baby bottles and children’s drinking cups could no longer contain bisphenol A, or BPA, an estrogen-mimicking industrial chemical used in some plastic bottles and food packaging.
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