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BPA poses serious health risk to children
The recent opinion piece written by a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute ("BPA ban exposes children to risks," May 3) is full of inaccuracies and produced by an organization that receives funding from the chemical and plastics industries. Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports, has long warned of the dangers BPA (Bisphenol-A) in food containers, particularly for small children, and is supporting and sponsoring bills across the nation to get this dangerous chemical out of infant baby bottles, sippy cups, and formula containers.
May 6, 2011