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    Default Chemical Creep: How Toxic Chemicals Are Sneaking Into Your Food, And Your Body

    Lynne Peeples
    03/07/2013

    Brent Collett already had some inklings about the pervasiveness of hormone-mimicking chemicals such as phthalates and Bisphenol-A (BPA).

    He knew, for example, that salmon in the Puget Sound near his Seattle-area home were showing signs of exposure to the chemicals, including feminization and intersex traits. And Collett knew the chemicals had been linked to an increasing number of health problems in humans as well, especially in developing babies and children.

    But he still couldn't have predicted the test results that came back after his family, including his two kids, restricted themselves for five days to a diet of organic foods that never touched plastic between the farm and their plates. The milk, for example, came in glass bottles from a local dairy with grass-fed cows.

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