Breast Cancer and food packaging—is there a link?

Published: 30 May 2005
Category: Cancer link & plastic packaging, Packaging CONCERNS

According to The Scotsman.com, “Scientists have uncovered startling evidence that oestrogen-like chemicals widely used in food packaging and dental materials may be contributing to the development of breast cancer in women.”

The article further states, “A study linked low levels of the chemicals to the development of vulnerable and hormone-sensitive breast tissue in mice. Experts believe the findings have alarming implications for human health.”

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