Battle Over BPA in Baby Bottles Continues
- Wednesday, 23 March 2011
As a mom, I know it's not always easy to breastfeed. It's certainly my preference, but sometimes you just need to feed with a bottle. The problem? Some polycarbonate baby bottles sold in the United States still contain Bisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic chemical that mimics natural estrogen.
The good news for new moms is there are bans on BPA in baby bottles in many states, counties and cities across the U.S., so you might not have to worry about buying a potentially harmful bottle. And with Senate Bill 695 (SB 695) -- dubbed the "BPA-Free Baby bill" -- Oregon looks to be headed toward a ban that goes beyond the bottle.
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