BPA: On the way out? Sort of

By Janet Raloff, 17:57 PM May 14, 2009

I ran across a Chicago Trib story noting that the city council voted yesterday to make the Windy City America’s first community to ban sales of polycarbonate-plastic baby bottles and “sippy” cups. A lofty claim, but every town and hamlet in Minnesota is actually slated to beat Chicago by 30 days.

Indeed, five days before Chicago did, Minnesota declared it was outlawing baby beverage-ware containing bisphenol-A, the building block of polycarbonate plastic. (For once, the Midwest has beat Cal...

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