BPA MDL Against Bottle Makers Survives Bid To Toss

Law360, New York (November 10, 2009, 6:58 PM EST) -- A federal judge allowed some claims to go forward Tuesday in multidistrict litigation that targets baby bottle and “sippy cup” makers over their use of bisphenol A, saying the companies cannot escape liability because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has determined the chemical may safely be used as a food additive.

Judge Ortrie D. Smith of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri granted in part and denied in part defendants Evenflo Co. Inc., Gerber Products Co., Nalge Nunc International Corp., Avent...
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