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Alarming study finds 90% of store receipts contain toxic chemicals that promote diseases such as autism, cancer, diabetes and obesity

You might want to skip the receipt the next time you buy something. According to a recent study, over “90 percent of receipts contain chemicals linked to infertility, autism and type-2 diabetes.”  Dubbed the “gender-bending” chemical, Bisphenol A (BPA) and the “healthier alternative” called Bisphenol S (BPS) are used on 93 percent of receipts that customers receive in stores. Only a measly two percent don’t have a chemical coating.  BPS was designed as a substitute for BPA following “mounting concerns” that the plastic compound has a negative effect on human health. However, scientists now have reason to believe that BPS is another hormone disruptor. Read more...
 
 

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