Articles Tagged With ‘Grocery store bags’

Los Angeles initiates plastic bag ban

There will be no more plastic bags in Los Angeles supermarkets, convenience stores, pharmacies, and other big retailers following a resounding 11-1 vote by city council members Tuesday. (Los Angeles Times) The move is considered the first step toward a... (Continue reading)

State bag ban thwarted

A ban on plastic grocery bags like that now in place in this county failed to move forward in the California Senate Thursday and is buried for the current session. (Sacramento Bee) Similar to local prohibitions, the state bill, authored... (Continue reading)

E. coli infection spike blamed on plastic bag ban

In San Francisco, the first major city to pass a plastic bag ban, emergency rooms have seen a spike in E. coli infections and a 46 percent increase in deaths from foodborne illness in the three months after the bag... (Continue reading)

Grocery bag ban heads to court

The debate over banning paper and plastic grocery bags took a predictable turn Monday with the filing of a lawsuit challenging the new Los Angeles County ban. [Fox & Hounds] The lawsuit was filed by Neilsen, Merksamer, Parrinello, Gross &... (Continue reading)