The Food and Drug Administration bans bisphenol-A use in Infant Formula Packaging

Consumer pressure led infant-formula makers to go BPA-free; FDA announces official ban on chemical in formula

Baby Step Toward Full Ban on BPA in Food Packaging
FDA issues a ban on bisphenol A (BPA) in infant-formula packaging

Similar to its July 2012 decision to ban BPA in baby bottles, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending the food additive regulations to no longer provide for the use of Bisphenol A (BPA)-based epoxy resins as coatings in packaging for infant formula.

Read Baby Step Toward Full Ban on BPA in Food Packaging, by BreastCancerFund, July 11, 2013.

Read Markey Petition to FDA Brings End to Use of Toxic Chemical in Infant Formula Packaging, MarkeyHouse.

Read the FDA full publication, July 8, 2013.

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