Plastic and Breast Cancer and the possible harmful effects on the human body

Published: 26 August 2006
Category: Cancer link & plastic packaging, Packaging CONCERNS

According to a recent news article at news.scotsman.com, bisphenol A, a chemical used in plastic bottles and other household products, might be linked to the development of breast cancer. Researchers recently showed that high concentrations of bisphenol A can stimulate cancer cells. This report comes after numerous other reports, making the link that bisphenol A is allegedly linked to different types of cancer.

According to the article, “Experts had previously suggested that natural changes to the chemical when it enters the human body rendered the oestrogen-like chemical harmless. But a US study found that the common chemical keeps its cancer-causing properties even after being modified by processes in the body.”

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