Toxic chemicals may cause risk of disruptions at key stages of growth

Published: 31 May 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Cancer link & plastic packaging, Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS

According to the article, researchers have called for “tighter controls on toxic chemicals, some of them used in making plastics or pesticides, saying that there was a risk of disruptions at key stages of growth that could lead to brain damage, malformation or cancers.” The article further states that damage to genes by such chemicals “may also be passed on to subsequent generations.” One chemical of reported concern is bisphenol A (BPA), which is a plastics ingredient that has been linked to “increased susceptibility to breast cancer or prostate cancer.”

Link to Full Article