Fast Food Full of Phthalates

U.S. fast food is an unwelcome source of phthalates and other endocrine-disrupting “plasticizer” chemicals that leach from the packaging and food processing equipment, according to a study in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology in October. Researchers at George Washington University and other institutions obtained 64 samples of hamburgers, chicken nuggets, chicken burritos, […]

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