CA Senate Fails to Pass Bill That Would Protect Infants and Toddlers From Bisphenol-A (BPA)

CA Senate Fails to Pass Bill That Would Protect Infants and Toddlers From Bisphenol-A (BPA)

Just after midnight on September 1, the California Senate failed to pass a bill to eliminate Bisphenol-A (BPA) from food and drink containers for children ages 3 and younger. Senator Fran Pavley (D-Santa Monica) carried the legislation with advocate sponsors Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles, Breast Cancer Fund, and Environmental Working Group.

BPA in California’s Babies – What’s the Hold Up?

This week, the California legislature plans to wrap up its legislative session and make many decisions about the services, priorities, and the budget of our state. Amongst the very tough decisions, sending a bill to protect infants and toddlers from exposure to a toxic chemical should NOT be considered a tough decision.

Ventura County Star: Protect our children; support ban on BPA use

Ventura County Star: Protect our children; support ban on BPA use

A new study that shows girls are reaching puberty earlier than ever — which puts them at greater risk for behavioral problems as adolescents and breast cancer as adults — is just the latest report to highlight the many alarming health challenges facing our children today. Autism spectrum disorders are on the rise and childhood obesity has become a national epidemic.