May 2, 2008

Weekly News Roundup

A hoi-polloi of green news this week with bisphenol-A issue continuing to plague the packaging industry. Also on ICIS News (which requires subscription), some snapshots of what's going on in the global industrial biotechnology industry.

BPA issue spreads in metals
The North American Metal Packaging Alliance (NAMPA) is assuring consumers that the epoxy liners containing bisphenol-A in metal packaging for foods and beverages are safe. NAMPA said the Food and Drug Administration confirmed the safety of the BPA-contained epoxy coatings for food packaging.

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