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Newsweek: Plastic Food Packaging Can Contain Hundreds of Chemicals That Cause Cancer, Infertility: Study

Newsweek: Plastic Food Packaging Can Contain Hundreds of Chemicals That Cause Cancer, Infertility: Study

Plastic food packaging and containers can contain hundreds of chemicals that cause cancer, infertility and gene mutations, according to new research. The wrappings had 388 individual “substances of concern,” including 352 known to be carcinogenic, mutagenic and toxic to reproduction, which are dubbed CMRs. A further 22 were hormone- or endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and 32 Newsweek: Plastic Food Packaging Can Contain Hundreds of Chemicals That Cause Cancer, Infertility: Study

HEAL: Turning the Plastic Tide

Toxic substances are at the root of plastics production and processing, and they represent an essential barrier to the sustainable transition that the world urgently needs. The problem of plastics is the problem of chemical safety.