Research shows nine out of ten of us carry it in our bodies at one time or another. It's the hormone disrupting chemical called Bisphenol-A that's used in numerous consumer products. I'd seen the statistic and thought I should ask a top scientists for some clarification.
Q - "I keep reading about 90% of the US population having BPA detected in urine. Is this an accepted number in the scientific community and what does it tell us?"
-- Flour Sack Mama
A - "It is the accepted number. It tells us that it is a ubiquitous chemical in our environment; not only is it found in food packaging, but also in some thermal receipt paper, eye glasses, CD cases, the list goes on and on..."
-- Researcher Susan Nagel, PhD, with the Endocrine Disruptors Group at the University of Missouri
More about this 90% figure @:
Scientist mom explains indocrine disruptors...
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