BPA found in 9-% of newborns
BPA nine of 10 babies tested were born with bisphenol A in their systems as reported yesterday.
Previous studies have found BPA in the urine of 93% of Americans tested. The last study tested the umbilical cord blood of U.S. newborns.
6 billion pounds of BPA are used annually in making polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins The used in thousands of common products, including the lining of nearly all food and beverage cans and paper receipts.
BPA, was developed as a synthetic estrogen, has been linked to breast and prostate cancer, cognitive and behavioral problems, reproductive failures, heart disease, diabetes, asthma and obesity. What is outside of us is inside of us.