Groups Say BPA Ban Would Cause Industry to Pull Support for Food Safety Bill
11:03 AM MDT | May 10, 2010 | KARA SISSELL
An amendment by Senator Diane Feinstein (D., CA) that would ban bisphenol A (BPA) in food and beverage containers has caused industry groups to reconsider support for the food safety bill pending in the Senate, according to a recent letter from business groups to Senate lawmakers. The Food Safety Modernization Act has bipartisan support in the Senate but Feinsteinâ€™s BPA amendment, introduced April 20, is strongly opposed by many business groups, including ACC and National Association of Manufacturers (Washington). The amendment could â€śundermine the goals of...
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