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Estrogen altering chemical is commonly used in food packaging

  1. Mar 30, 2007 #1
    First it was the toxic pet food and now this. This study was done in 2005. Kind of a long time to wait to issue a recall.


    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/12/051203123328.htm

    This might explain why male fish in the Potomac River and other places are showing up with eggs in the testicles.:surprised
     
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  3. Mar 31, 2007 #2
    I recall hearing about this in the late 90's. I personaly gave up many plastics at that time. BPA should be done away with in our food chain.
     
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