Just as the tobacco industry once told us it was safe to smoke cigarettes, the chemical industry is trying to tell us it’s OK to ingest harmful chemicals.
After a highly contentious mid-term election, this week’s bipartisan Senate effort to protect kids from BPA was a hopeful sign.
“It’s a huge blow for kids,” said Janet Nudelman of the eco-friendly Breast Cancer Fund.
It’s a sad day when 11th-hour lobbying by the chemical industry can derail a bipartisan effort to protect kids from a chemical linked to breast cancer.
The Senate has a critical question before it: At the end of the day who are they accountable to – industry or kids?