Retailers Yank BPA Products Amid Cancer Fears

Law360, New York (April 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Retailers are scrambling in the wake of a recent study linking bisphenol A to health problems such as breast cancer, as a slew of products containing the chemical disappears from shelves amid rising consumer concerns.

Companies spurred to action at the news included Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, which announced Friday it was immediately removing baby bottles and other products made with the chemical, known as BPA, from its Canadian stores, and baby bottles containing BPA from its U.S. stores next year.

In addition, reusable water...
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