BPA-free plastics seem to disrupt sperm and egg development in mice

 作者:叶么辕     |      日期:2019-03-04 09:06:00
PLASTIC bottles are often sold as “BPA-free”, meaning they don’t contain bisphenol A, a chemical used in plastic production that disrupts reproduction in mice. Now it seems the chemicals that replaced it may harm mice too. As with BPA, this could spark fears that they might leach out of food or drink packaging and affect people, but there is no evidence yet to support such worries. Patricia Hunt of Washington State University in Pullman discovered problems with BPA’s replacements 20 years after she helped draw attention to BPA. As with her earlier findings,