UMass doc comments on pediatricians statement re: plastic food containers

Umass doc weights in on this. Also see research from Silent Spring Institute. AAP release here.   From Times: “Because hormones act at low concentrations in our blood, it is not surprising that even low-level exposures to endocrine disrupters can contribute to disease,” said Laura N. Vandenberg, an assistant professor in the department of environmental health … Continue reading UMass doc comments on pediatricians statement re: plastic food containers

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Hormone disrupters: Is Triclosan the next BPA?

 From the Globe  Some scientists and environmentalists say triclosan may do more harm than good because — while industry insists it is safe in everyday applications — there is evidence it can disrupt animal hormones.  Representative Edward J. Markey, following several months of correspondence with federal agencies about potential health effects, is calling on the … Continue reading Hormone disrupters: Is Triclosan the next BPA?