California Senate Moves Forward With BPA Ban on Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups

Published: 1 September 2011
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Studies/State & Federal Regulations

According to the “Los Angeles Times,” the California state Senate voted to ban the plastic chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) from baby bottles and sippy cups sold statewide. The Toxin-Free Infants and Toddles Act (AB 1319) heads back to the state Assembly for a vote on Senate amendments later this year. Martha Dina Argüello, executive director of Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles, said the vote “is part of reasserting California’s leadership on environmental health protections.”

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