Study finds high levels of toxic chemical in paper receipts

PHOENIX – “We’ve gotten a lot of phone calls about BPA free paper,” Mike Rapier said.

Mike Rapier, who owns Liberty Paper Products, a paper distribution company in south Phoenix says more and more consumers are expressing concern about BPA.

“We’ve taken the steps to be a BPA-free plant,” he said.

Mike says he decided to make the switch after learning about the variety of health hazards linked to the controversial chemical, bisphenol-A, commonly known as BPA.

“Ranging from cancer, obesity, asthma, heart disease, reproductive toxicity, neurological toxicity,” Leeann Brown with the Environmental Working Group said.

via Study finds high levels of toxic chemical in paper receipts | Phoenix News | Arizona News | azfamily.com | 3 On Your Side.

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