Friday, May 27, 2016

Watch Out for Phthalates

Fast Food Eaters Consume More Harmful Chemicals known as Phthalates
Phthalates belong to a class of industrial chemicals used to make food packaging materials, tubing for dairy products, and other items used in the production of fast food. Other research suggests these chemicals can leach out of plastic food packaging and can contaminate highly processed food.
"Our findings raise concerns because phthalates have been linked to a number of serious health problems in children and adults."