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FDA to decide by end of March 2012 whether to ban BPA from food and beverage packaging
Posted on 25 Jan 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the numerous studies that have been conducted (using animal models) on BPA. It has also been noted that a low level of BPA is present in nearly all U.S. residents (although some research suggests the levels present are higher than... Read More

FDA Announces Ban on BPA in Bottles and Sippy Cups
Posted on 8 Aug 2012 by Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer

By Katherine M. Rahill, Partner, Jenner & Block On July 17, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") issued a final rule amending its food additive regulations to ban the use of polycarbonate resins in baby bottles and sippy... Read More

FDA Rejects BPA Ban
Posted on 13 Apr 2012 by Alston Bird

By Elise N. Paeffgen , Associate, Alston & Bird LLP The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2008 to ban bisphenol A (BPA) from food packaging. FDA never responded to NRDC's petition... Read More

FDA Rejects Ban on BPA (Bisphenol A) from Food Packaging
Posted on 10 Apr 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the numerous studies involving various animals that have indicated the potential estrongenic effects from exposure to BPA. Prior posts have also noted that the primary vector of exposure is cash register receipts. In 2008, the... Read More

FDA Announces Ban on BPA in Bottles and Sippy Cups
Posted on 8 Aug 2012 by Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer

By Katherine M. Rahill, Partner, Jenner & Block On July 17, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") issued a final rule amending its food additive regulations to ban the use of polycarbonate resins in baby bottles and sippy... Read More

FDA to decide by end of March 2012 whether to ban BPA from food and beverage packaging
Posted on 25 Jan 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the numerous studies that have been conducted (using animal models) on BPA. It has also been noted that a low level of BPA is present in nearly all U.S. residents (although some research suggests the levels present are higher than... Read More

FDA Rejects BPA Ban
Posted on 13 Apr 2012 by Alston Bird

By Elise N. Paeffgen , Associate, Alston & Bird LLP The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2008 to ban bisphenol A (BPA) from food packaging. FDA never responded to NRDC's... Read More

FDA Rejects Ban on BPA (Bisphenol A) from Food Packaging
Posted on 10 Apr 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the numerous studies involving various animals that have indicated the potential estrongenic effects from exposure to BPA. Prior posts have also noted that the primary vector of exposure is cash register receipts. In 2008, the... Read More