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WAIT, WHAT? The Chemicals in Your Mac and Cheese. “The chemicals, called phthalates, can disrupt m…

WAIT, WHAT? The Chemicals in Your Mac and Cheese. “The chemicals, called phthalates, can disrupt male hormones like testosterone and have been linked to genital birth defects in infant boys and learning and behavior problems in older children. The chemicals migrate into food from packaging and equipment used in manufacturing and may pose special risks […]
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