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The Hidden Danger Lurking in BPA-Free Plastic Products

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Do you treasure your Tupperware? Possess a passion for plastic? If you have any of those blue-lidded containers lining your fridge, you might want to give them a second glance.

By now, common knowledge says that BPA (also called Bisphenol-A), a chemical found in plastic products, is extremely dangerous for our health. Research shows that BPA from plastic containers can leach into our food and beverages, leading to heart problems, cancer, infertility, and other health issues down the road. (It’s also why you should never, ever refill your plastic water bottle.)

But even if your plastic is BPA-free, it could still harbor some scary health hazards. A typical substitute called Bisphenol-S (BPS)—which you’ll find in many BPA-free products—isn’t safe, either, according to a new study...

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