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BPA is found in plastic containers as well as the linings of cans and jars.

BPA warnings prudent for California restaurants

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Thousands of restaurant operators across California could become targets of lawsuits under new emergency rules requiring warnings about bisphenol A, or BPA.

BPA, a chemical commonly used in plastics and for the protective lining of cans, bottle or jar lids, has been listed under California’s Proposition 65 law as a possible carcinogen and a toxin that may cause reproductive harm.

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Prop. 65 requires that businesses in California warn consumers a

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