” A team led by Sheela Sathyanarayana of University of Washington’s Seattle Children’s Research Institute performed a “dietary intervention” on two sets of five local families… …using urine tests to establish baseline BPA and phthalate levels for each group… ”
” The lesson is that you can try to reduce exposure, but there are unknown sources of phthalates that could be very large lurking in the food chain. ”
” These results add to a weight of evidence that should push the FDA to take action on the role of plastic conditioners in food processing and packaging. ”
Read Buying Local and Organic? You’re Still Eating Plastic Chemicals, MotherJones, MAR. 4, 2013.