As many companies have already shown, alternatives do exists and you don't need BPA to make a baby bottle. The chemical lobbyists won a round when I was prevented from offering my BPA legislation, but this fight is just beginning.
We should not use our kids as guinea pigs by taking chances on a chemical that can seriously harm their immediate and long-term health. No chemical should be used in food products until it is proven to be safe.
I've heard a lot of talk about BPA, almost none of it good. It's used in all kinds of things: electronics, DVDs, car dashboards, eyeglass lenses and polycarbonate plastics, from microwavable containers to infant sippy cups.
As we learn more about fat, we're discovering that it plays a variety of roles in the body's complex web if chemical interactions It's not simply a passive storehouse for extra calories, but rather an active organ.