BPA-Free Containers Dangerous to the Developing Brain, say scientists

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Consumers in the know are aware that BPA (bishpenol-A) is an endocrine-disrupting chemical commonly used in plastic drink bottles and cans used for fruits, vegetables, sauces, heat-and-eat meals in a can, soups and other foods. In what the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially labels and treats as a “food additive”, BPA has been shown repeatedly to migrate or leach into the foods and liquids stored in containers coated with the chemical (this is especially true for high-acidic foods such as tomato sauces and pastes).  Many consumers are also aware that scientific research has linked BPA to a wide variety of serious health outcomes to adults, children and developing fetuses including that BPA appears to play a role in early miscarriage/pregnancy loss, placental diseases and various negative health outcomes after birth. However, far fewer consumers are in the know about the chemicals that food manufacturers have been using during…

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