I asked Wal-Mart why the company is removing a legal product, which may or may not be dangerous, while continuing to sell cigarettes, which are incontrovertibly harmful. "We sell products our customers want to buy," responded spokeswoman Linda Brown Blakley. "Our customers are telling us they want this option." That won't end the war. You can expect to see anti-BPA forces keep up the pressure. Will soup, soda and beer cans be next?I'm not sure about that. BPA critics are definitely aware of the metal can/BPA connection, but to date they've gone after polycarbonate exclusively.
Wal-Mart: the new FDA
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