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Food Safety: Unstudied Chemicals Found in Food Packaging, Toxicity Questioned

Food Safety: Unstudied Chemicals Found in Food Packaging, Toxicity Questioned

A recent study published in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition has examined thousands of chemicals that are present in food packaging, for which the effects on human health have not been thoroughly studied. Food contact materials (FCMs), such as food packaging, can leach hazardous chemicals into the food they touch, posing a health risk to consumers. The Food Safety: Unstudied Chemicals Found in Food Packaging, Toxicity Questioned