Connecticut’s legislature considers a proposal which would require labeling of food packaging containing bisphenol A (BPA) with a clear warning sign. If adopted, the ban would take effect on January 1, 2014 and require warning labels on the front of the food package. The proposed bill would affect reusable packages and wrappers that come into direct contact with food and are used to store food and food stuffs for sale. The bill is currently being considered by The General Law Committee, after which it can be passed on the floor in the Senate.

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Proposed Bill No.16

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