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Great information about plastic chemical additive BPA from Breast Cancer Fund.

Disrupted Development: the Dangers of Prenatal BPA Exposure

For our September 2013 report, Disrupted Development: the Dangers of Prenatal BPA Exposure, the Breast Cancer Fund did a comprehensive review of the scientific evidence linking fetal BPA exposure to later-life health problems. What we found is deeply troubling: Prenatal exposure to this toxic endocrine-disrupting chemical is of even greater…Read More
Chemical in Food Packaging Can Harm Unborn Babies, French Study Confirms

Chemical in Food Packaging Can Harm Unborn Babies, French Study Confirms | Plastic Free Times

According to an article in the Guardian this week, France's health agency has released yet another report on the health effects of bisphenol A, stating that a baby's exposure to BPA in the womb could be linked to a host of health problems, not least of all Breast Cancer, later in the course of its life. The study also warns readers about the…Read More
Study Finds Chances of Miscarriage Increase 80% From Foods Heated in Plastic

Study Finds Chances of Miscarriage Increase 80% From Foods Heated in Plastic | Plastic Free Times

A study has found that pregnant women who consume food which has been heated in plastic containers have an 80% higher chance of miscarriage. Laura Donnelly of the Telegraph writes that the study was conducted at Stanford University, and featured 114 women. Women with high concentrations of the chemical were 80% more likely to miscarry than women…Read More
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