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U.S. FDA Bans BPA in Baby Bottles, Sippy Cups

8:54 AM MDT | July 17, 2012 | Kara Sissell

The U.S. FDA announced today it will prohibit bisphenol A (BPA) from being used in baby bottles and sippy cups. Manufacturers several years ago stopped using BPA in these containers, but  ACC last year petitioned FDA to officially ban the application as a way to reassure consumers and state and local lawmakers that there is no risk of exposure to BPA through those containers. “Governments around the world continue to support the safety of BPA in food contact materials, confusion about whether BPA is used in baby bottles and sippy cups had become...

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