Report Warns Over 3,000 Potentially Harmful Chemicals Identified in Food Packaging

'The Guardian' reports that scientists have found over 3,000 potentially harmful chemicals in food packaging and other food-related products. According to the report, two-thirds of those potentially harmful chemicals were not previously known to be found in food products. A team of international scientists looked at over 1,200 studies measuring chemicals in food packaging, processing equipment, tableware and reusable food containers. The report was released on May 19 by the Food Packaging Forum, a Switzerland-based non-profit.

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