Want Some Poison With Your Receipt?

A law banning the chemical Bisphenol-A (BPA) from infant formula and baby food containers will go into effect later this year, but some lawmakers and advocates are not resting on their laurels.

This legislative session Sen. Edward Meyer, D- Guilford, has proposed another bill to keep the substance out of cash register and ATM receipts

The push for a new ban is in part a response to a new report that found BPA is still commonly used in the thermal paper used to print cash register and ATM receipts, Meyer said. The report was brought to his attention by the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Connecticut.

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