What is being done?

The answer is not enough. It would be wonderful if BPA was banned completely, but I’m not holding my breath. In April of 2008, Canada became the first country to ban BPA from baby bottles. Sadly, the United States has yet to follow suit. In 2009, we started to make some slow progress. On March 2, a bill was introduced in California that would prohibit BPA in a bottle or cup for children 3 and under. On March 4, Suffolk County, New York voted to ban BPA-based plastic bottles and cups. Then on March 5 Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal announced that 6 major companies (Avent, Disney First Years, Gerber, Dr. Brown, Playtex and Evenflow) had volunteered to stop using BPA-based plastic in baby bottles made for the U.S. market. Blumenthal, said he will press for state legislation to ban BPA in infant formula cans and baby food containers. To find out how YOU can help support efforts to keep toxic chemicals out of our children,

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