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Could receipts cause cancer? Scientists warn 90% of the papers doled out by shops 'contain hormone-disrupting chemicals thought to be carcinogenic'

Up to 90 per cent of receipts contain cancer-causing chemicals, experts have warned.  Receipts which use ink that fade over time are made with 'thermal paper' which contains BPA (bisphenolA).  Studies have shown the chemical can lead to hormone-dependent cancers, and has previously been linked to infertility, autism, ADHD, obesity, type 2 diabetes, premature births and early onset of puberty.  Read more...

 

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