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.
Study suggests link between 3M chemical and cancer
Scientists focused on a chemical found in drinking water in Ohio and West Virginia, but they also say it exists in smaller amounts in Washington County. But a health official in Minnesota cautions that studies so far on perfluorooctanoic acid, of PFOA, have been inconsistent and the latest research doesn't necessarily mean there is an increased risk of cancer here.