BPA Banned in New York’s Suffolk County

By Kristie Turck •  Published 03/05/09 •  1 min read

I just saw this once I had a chance to sit down and catch up on some news reading.  The Associated Press reported that lawmakers in Long Islands Suffolk County have voted on approving a ban on baby products containing BPA:

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in a Long Island county have voted to approve what would be the nation’s first ban on baby bottles and toddler sippy cups made with a chemical that some studies suggest may be harmful to infants.

The ban on Bisphenol-A (BPA) was approved unanimously by the Suffolk County Legislature on Tuesday. It will take effect if County Executive Steve Levy signs it, but he has not indicated whether he will do so.

Not only does this please me in a Ban on BPA way but Suffolk County is where I grew up and I am so proud that my home county is helping pave the way.

Read the full article: Associated Press

Read about it on Safer States and I just saw a great post about this over at ZRecommends too… check it out.