Yang CZ, Yaniger SI, Jordan VC, Klein DJ, Bittner GD 2011. “Most Plastic Products Release Estrogenic Chemicals: A Potential Health Problem That Can Be Solved”.
A link between chemicals called phthalates and thyroid hormone levels was confirmed by the University of Michigan in the first large-scale and nationally representative study
Read the full story at Science News for Kids. Plastic is everywhere: in sneakers, straws and sandwich wrappers, to name a few. But the handy
Update 3:05 pm: Newsy has produced a video on the study. Watch it at http://www.newsy.com/videos/study-bpa-makes-male-mice-less-attractive/ Read the full story from PBS Newshour. A new study
Read the full story in Plastics News. Canada’s top five grocery chains will require its suppliers to shift to PET for clamshell thermoformed packaging in
Battelle has written a new chapter in its successful book of creating and commercializing environmentally friendly products derived from soybeans. It has licensed polyols used