Researchers: Canned foods targeted to kids may have cancer link

A group of nonprofit researchers say they found low levels of the toxin called Bisphenol A in canned soups and pastas marketed to kids. The chemical has been linked to cancers and developmental problems.
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A group of nonprofit researchers say they found low levels of the toxin called Bisphenol A in canned soups and pastas marketed to kids. The chemical has been linked to cancers and developmental problems.

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