Proposed countywide BPA ban in Suffolk, N.Y., prompts debate

Supporters and critics of a proposed ban on bisphenol A in children's products faced off in Suffolk County, N.Y., this week. The ban would make Suffolk the first county in the U.S. to ban the chemical from plastic baby bottles and cups used by children under age 3. Packaging industry officials said a ban would hurt the poor and lead to lengthy litigation.

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