Trace chemicals in everyday food packaging cause worry over cumulative threat, scientists say.
In a study published last year in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, researchers put five San Francisco families on a three-day diet of food that hadn’t been in contact with plastic. When they compared urine samples before and after the diet, the scientists were stunned to see what a difference a few days could make:
FDA’s decision on BPA( Bisphenol A) exposes Catch 22 http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1929431295/opinion-fda-s-decision-on-bpa-exposes-catch-22
January 9, 2013 PLASTIC WILL POLLUTE OUR OCEANS FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS (Phys.org)—Australia's plastic garbage has made its way into every ocean in the world. New research shows that it doesn't matter where in the world plastic garbage enters the ocean, it can end up in any of the five ocean basins... http://phys.org/news/2013-01-plastics-pollute-oceans-hundreds-years.html
WATCH: Trailer "MIDWAY" A very powerful and important project - Our Plastic-laden Oceans http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us/p/2108217016/watch-trailer-midway-a-very-powerful-and-important-project-our-plastic-laden-oceans
The Life of a Plastic Water Bottle: A Journey Begins http://www.bloomberg.com/slideshow/2012-10-02/the-life-of-a-plastic-water-bottle.html
The Fatal Shore, Awash in Plastic - New Documentary http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us/p/2487927552/the-fatal-shore-awash-in-plastic-new-documentary