FDA Bans BPA in Bottles, Sippy Cups

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration announced a ban on bisphenol-A in baby bottles and sippy cups Tuesday and opened a 60-day public comment period on a petition to prohibit the chemical’s use in infant formula containers.

The ban is not linked to a decision about the safety of BPA, rather it came in response to a request by the American Chemical Council to phase out rules allowing BPA in baby bottles and sippy cups since manufacturers of these pro

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