Walking away from kids’ health: Legislators duck vote on bill to ban chemical from baby products (San Francisco Chronicle, 7/1/2010)

Check out this powerful editorial (excerpted below) that calls out the 13 California Assembly members who abstained from voting in support of the Breast Cancer Fund-sponsored BPA bill. It’s up for a final vote today.

Lobbyist “fear tactics” to fight BPA ban seem to be working (California Watch, 6/22/10)

The chemical and pharmaceutical lobbyists are at it again, and this time, the California bill that would ban the synthetic hormone bisphenol A, or BPA, from baby bottles and infant food containers hangs in the balance. Investigative journalist Christina Jewett explains…

Domino effect: more states move to restrict BPA

The movement to ban or restrict BPA – the hormone-disrupting carcinogen found in hard plastics like baby bottles and sports water bottles, and in food can linings – is spreading.

California Assembly protects industry instead of infants

On September 11, the California Assembly failed to pass SB 797, which would have banned toxic bisphenol A, or BPA, from plastic baby bottles, sippy cups and the lining of infant formula cans. Who fought for this bill? An impressive and diverse coalition that included the Breast Cancer Fund, Environmental Working Group, Physicians for Social … Read more…

Moms to Calif. state Assembly: We want BPA-free kids!

On Wednesday morning, over 100 California moms, kids and health  advocates gathered on the steps of the State Capitol in support of banning the synthetic estrogen BPA from feeding products designed for children 3 years old and younger. Following the rally, the kids, wearing "Make Me BPA-Free!" t-shirts, joined their mothers in visiting Assemblymember offices to deliver messages in BPA-free … Read more…