Banning baby bottles.

Author:Scheer, Roddy
Position:THIS WEEK - Brief article
 
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October 27, 2008

America's third largest grocery chain, Safeway, announced last week that it will stop selling plastic baby bottles made with Bisphenol A (BPA), a controversial hormone-disrupting chemical linked to a wide range of human health problems. The decision by Safeway comes on the heels of Canada banning baby bottles containing the chemical.

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Safeway is not the only major U.S. company to voluntary stop using or selling BPA-containing products. Whole Foods, Walmart, Toys-R-Us, Nalgene and Camelbak have all sworn off the stuff, with many more retailers and manufacturers sure to follow suit.

"Once again, we have a major retailer setting stringent public...

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