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Newsday reports that Connecticut lawmakers have voted to ban the use of Bisphenol-A (BPA) in plastic baby bottles, food containers and cups. Governor Jodi Rell is expected to sign the bill, which addresses charges that BPA is carcinogenic – allegations that hardly are unanimous, but have gained greater currency in the court of public opinion.

Earlier this month, Minnesota became the first state to ban BPA.

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