FDA Sued For Lack Of Response To BPA-Ban Petition

Law360, New York (June 30, 2010, 1:19 PM EDT) -- The Natural Resources Defense Council is suing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its alleged failure to respond to a petition from the environmental action group seeking a ban on the use of bisphenol A in food packaging.

NRDC asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday for a writ of mandamus requiring the FDA to respond to the petition, which the group sent in October 2008.

The NRDC is asking the FDA to revoke all regulations permitting the...
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