Compound Used in Food Packaging Linked to Severe IBD Symptoms in Animal Study

Compound Used in Food Packaging Linked to Severe IBD Symptoms in Animal Study
Bisphenol-A, a compound used in the production of some plastics and resins that line containers of canned foods and beverages, was seen to worsen symptoms and increased mortality in a mouse model of ulcerative colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), raising concerns about its potential effects on people. The compound, also known as

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