Maine House Majority Leader Introduces Legislation to Protect Children from Harmful Chemicals

Published: 26 February 2008
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Cancer link & plastic packaging, Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/Federal Regulations

The “Augusta Kennebec Journal” reports bottle-feeding may predispose your baby to developing breast cancer later in life as some plastic baby bottles leach the chemical bisphenol A (BPA), which is reportedly toxic to reproduction and normal development in animals. This chemical is also reportedly linked to hyperactivity, obesity and hormone-related cancers, and other health problems for people. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, D- North Haven, has reportedly introduced legislation (bill LD 2048) to create a common sense framework that promotes safer alternatives to toxic chemicals in children’s products.

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