BPA banned in Suffolk County

gr.jpgThe nation's first jurisdiction to ban BPA did so yesterday when legislators in Suffolk County, New York, joined Canada by making plastic products containing the chemical -- linked to various health problems -- illegal. Consumers Union reports that Oregon, Washington, California, and Chicago are also considering banning BPA. Meanwhile, the FDA has not changed its safe-for-humans stance. Good thing I recently stumbled across a new BPA-free water bottle: Laken bottles are made from aluminum, so they're recyclable, and they are the only aluminum bottles currently certified BPA free. Here are more ways to avoid BPA.

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