Last night the House voted 128 to 14 to ban Bisphenol-A in all infant formula and baby food containers.
The chemical helps make plastic shatter-proof and is used as coating on the inside of almost all food and beverage cans. A growing body of scientific research shows the chemical may be harmful to humans, especially small children.
Republican lawmakers tried unsuccessfully to strip the bill of a section that requires all food containers made with BPA to come with a warning label saying, “WARNING: This container is made using bisphenol-A.”
The bill now moves on to the Senate.