The California Assembly has passed a bill that would remove BPA from baby bottles, sippy cups, formula cans and baby food jars.
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.
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…
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’s Environmental Protection Agency today made a critical move in adding bisphenol A to the state’s Prop. 65 list of chemicals known to cause cancer or birth defects.
Could Wisconsin become the latest state to ban BPA from baby bottles and sippy cups?
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…
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…
Stop by St. John’s Well Family & Child Center in Los Angeles tomorrow and trade your old, toxic (BPA-containing) baby bottle for a BPA-free bottle.
The answer, of course, is no, according to just about everyone except the chemical industry and the metal packaging industry.