Moratorium urged on bisphenol A in baby bottles, food and beverage containers

February 7, 2008

Groups call for moratorium on Bisphenol A in baby bottles, food, beverage containers

Environmental health organizations in the United States and Canada are calling for an immediate moratorium on the use of Center for Health, Environment, and Justice said, "The only appropriate response to evidence that a known toxic chemical leaches from baby products is to phase it out for healthier alternatives already on the market." Studies conducted on lab animals and cell cultures show that BPA is linked to obesity, diabetes, breast cancer, and other illness, even at low doses, according to the report.

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