Chemicals in Food Packaging, Fungicides Might Damage Children’s Teeth

Chemicals in Food Packaging, Fungicides Might Damage Children's Teeth - Health Council

“Early exposure to two chemicals often found in food packaging and fungicides may cause damage to children’s teeth that can never be reversed, a new study finds.”

“Lead study author Dr. Katia Jedeon, of the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), and colleagues found exposure to the chemicals bisphenol A (BPA) and vinclozolin may interfere with hormones responsible for the growth of dental enamel. BPA and vinclozolin have been identified as endocrine disruptors (EDs) in numerous studies. This means they can interfere with hormone functioning in mammals, increasing the risk of reproductive problems, cancer, births defects, and various other conditions.”

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