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Connecticut Passes BPA Ban

5:17 PM MDT | June 11, 2009 | Nancy Seewald

Connecticut has passed legislation that will ban the manufacture and sale of infant formula and other baby food containers that contain bisphenol a (BPA) by October 2011. The move follows a similar ban passed last month in Minnesota that is scheduled to take effect in January 2010. Meanwhile, the Endocrine Society (Chevy Chase, MD) recently called for further studies into the human health effects of BPA citing growing evidence of BPA’s link to various health problems. ACC says it supports the call for “additional relevant research,” but says the...

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