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Kathleen Schuler

Even though many plastic manufactures have phased out the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in their products, the possibility of other hormone-disrupting chemicals in plastic continues to be a concern. BPA is not the only hormonally active chemical found in plastic. A new study has found that hundreds of plastic food and beverage containers (including baby bottles, water bottles, deli containers, food wrap and more) leached detectable amounts of chemicals having estrogenic activity, including products labeled "BPA-free".