17 May '11, 10am

Taco Bell, Other Fast Food Chains Ditch BPA laced Paper Receipts

Taco Bell, Other Fast Food Chains Ditch BPA laced Paper Receipts

Industry use of BPA, however, may be on its decline. Yum! Brands, the fast food giant with a portfolio that includes Taco Bell, KFC, and Pizza Hut, announced that it will transition away from using receipt paper laden with BPA. Yum! was already in the process of changing towards a BPA-free receipt paper when the advocacy group As You Sow notified the company about its plan to submit a shareholder resolution urging the company to cease use of paper containing BPA. As You Sow promptly withdrew the resolution, which would have been submitted for a vote on Yum!’s annual proxy statement.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/05/taco-bell-kfc-yum-bra...

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