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Nearly all Americans contaminated by Bisphenol-A.

University of Missouri-Columbia researcher Frederick vom Saal, a professor of reproductive biology and neurobiology, is quoted in Missouri Resources (Winter 2008, p. 15) that traces of Bisphenol-A have been found "in nearly every American tested for it and that tests on laboratory animals found it produces a long list of ailments."

Vom Saal has spent years studying Bisphenol-A and its effects. Although valuable for making plastic containers, the substance leaches from food containers in small doses that increase over time and after the container has been heated.

The research findings, which are being are being ignored by the media, are being contested by industry groups.
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Title Annotation:off the record; Frederick vom Saal's research
Publication:St. Louis Journalism Review
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Date:Feb 1, 2008
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