The industry's influence staved off major regulations for nearly a half century. Thursday's vote changes that.
Under legislation passed by the Senate Thursday, the FDA is likely to require warnings on the packs that take up much more space.
A number of states are moving to curtail the sale and use of bottles that have this chemical. But industry groups say BPA's risks are overblown.
Readers write about the debate over whether or not to legalize marijuana.
Adults are taking stimulants like Ritalin and Adderall, normally used to treat serious medical conditions, to boost their concentration and job performance. Critics ask: Is it making Americans too dependent on their medicine cabinets?
Roquefort prices won't triple for Americans, and Europeans can block hormone-treated US beef.