Monday, March 9, 2009
Baby bottles go BPA free
The six major makers of baby bottles sold in the US agreed to stop selling bottles with BPA, a chemical linked to a variety of health problems. Bisphenol A, commonly called BPA, is in a wide variety of everyday items. BPA can disrupt the body's endocrine system, posing risk especially in utero or to infants and young children whose bodies are still developing. The action was prompted by the work of several state Attorneys General -- pointing again to the role states play in addressing emerging hazards. Read more.