BPA-Free Plastic Containers May Be Just as Hazardous

August 11th, 2014, in Toxins in Our Home and Yard

Several years ago the U.S. Food and Drug Administration banned the sale of baby bottles that contain bisphenol A (BPA), a compound frequently found in plastics. The ban came after several studies found the chemical mimics estrogen and could harm brain and reproductive development in fetuses, infants and children. Now, recent research reveals that a common BPA replacement, bisphenol S (BPS), may be just as harmful.

Read the full article from Scientific America.