Top US food canner preparing for BPA ban

June 30: A leading US food canner is investigating alternatives to can coatings that use bisphenol-A (BPA), at it faces the prospect of a nationwide ban of the chemical.

Speaking exclusively to The Canmaker at the recent Europack Summit in Monte Carlo, the executive, who did not want to be identified, suggested that it “looked likely” that BPA would be banned throughout the US, following pressure from activist groups.

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