10 months EcoWaste Coalition, CSOs laud FDA ban on Bisphenol A MB
By Chito Chavez Several environmental and health groups have cited the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the issuance of a circular that bans the manufacture, importation, and distribution of baby feeding bottles and sippy cups containing Bisphenol A (BPA). (Ecowaste Coalition website) BPA is an industrial chemical that is commonly used in polycarbonate plastic. Quezon City-based EcoWaste Coalition a group that has repeatedly envisioned a zero waste and toxics-free society and Arugaan an organization seeking the protection and promotion of breastfeeding jointly commended the FDA for promulgating the BPA ban. To recall, the EcoWaste Coalition and Arugaan, with support ... more