Breast Cancer Fund: Congress must enforce BPA ban in food and beverage containers

August 27, 2015

Reuters: Today's vote "follows last month's controversy over federal task force recommendations that women delay regular mammograms for breast cancer and from a doctor's group that women delay pap smears for cervical cancer. On a 59-41 vote, the Senate rejected a companion Republican amendment to ensure the task force recommendations could be ignored, which Democrats said was 'too tepid' and would not remove cost barriers to screenings" (Whitesides, 12/3).

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