Bill Would Ban BPA In All Food And Drink Containers

Law360, New York (March 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The controversial chemical bisphenol A would be banned from all food and beverage containers in the U.S. under a bill introduced Friday by three members of Congress.

The Ban Poisonous Additives Act of 2009 is sponsored by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Rep. Edward Market, D-Mass. It would ban the sale of reusable beverage containers like baby bottles and thermoses that contain BPA and prohibit other food and beverage containers, including canned food and formula, containing the chemical from entering the market....
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