18 Jul '12, 12pm

Bisphenol A is No Longer Legal In American Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups, No Thanks To The FDA.

Bisphenol A is No Longer Legal In American Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups, No Thanks To The FDA.

A lot of people are cheering what they call a ban by the Food and Drug Administration of Bisphenol A,(BPA) in baby bottles and sippy cups. I am wondering why. First of all, BPA has not been used to make baby bottles and sippy cups by American manufacturers for a while now; four years ago Walmart became the new FDA and pulled them off the shelves, pretty much killing the market for them. Fortunately for the manufacturers, there were BPA-free substitutes available, like the Eastman Tritan in my water bottle shown. Why did the FDA do this? Secondly, the FDA didn't ban it because they don't like the stuff, but because the biggest supporters and defenders of BPA, the American Chemistry Council asked for it! Specifically: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is amending the food additive regulations to no longer provide for the use of polycarbonate (PC) resins in...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/health/fda-takes-baby-steps-tow...

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