By Benjamin Goad - 06/10/13 10:20 PM EDT
“Scientific evidence continues to mount that BPA exposure is a risk to human health, especially for children. Therefore, it is essential that consumers know what chemicals are in the products they purchase,” Feinstein said. “Our children should not be used as guinea pigs by chemical companies when their parents are left in the dark about these harmful products.”
The bill requires labels on any food products with BPA, reading: “This food packaging contains BPA, an endocrine-disrupting chemical.”
Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass) introduced similar legislation last week in the House.