- Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -
Breaking News: FDA Rejects NRDC Petition for a BPA Ban in Food Packaging
Posted By Nicole Abene On March 31, 2012 @ 11:38 am In eco kids,Inhabitots,News | No Comments
As you might remember, back in October 2008 , the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) submitted a citizen petition to the FDA  asking them to prohibit the use of BPA in human food and packaging. Now, we must begrudgingly be the bearers of bad news – the FDA denied the request and is going to allow food manufacturers to keep on packaging food in materials containing BPA. Hit the jump to read why the FDA decided against the petition and let us know what you think.
Article printed from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com
URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/breaking-news-fda-rejects-nrdc-petition-for-a-bpa-ban-in-food-packaging/
URLs in this post:
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/breaking-news-fda-rejects-nrdc-petition-for-a-bpa-ban-in-food-packaging/fda-response-to-nrdc-petition-to-ban-bpa-in-food-packaging2/
 October 2008: http://www.inhabitots.com/fda-finally-agrees-to-make-decision-about-bpa-in-food-products/
 submitted a citizen petition to the FDA: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/sjanssen/fda_responds_to_bpa_industry_w.html
 Hit the jump : http://www.inhabitots.com/fda-rejects-nrdc-petition-to-ban-bpa-in-food-packaging/
Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.