Fetal exposure to BPA has now reached 100 percent

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Plastics chemical contaminating everyone.

(NaturalNews) New research published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental  Science & Technology completely debunks the government lie that the  plastics chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) is neither harmful nor persistent in humans  at current exposure levels. Originating out of California, this latest  assessment of fetal exposure to BPA has concluded that 100 percent of both  young and unborn children now have BPA circulating in their bloodstreams,  suggesting universal exposure to this ubiquitous toxin.
The U.S. Food and  Drug Administration (FDA) claims that BPA is fully metabolized by the liver upon  exposure and thus rendered innocuous. But actual science reveals quite the  contrary situation, as BPA typically ends up circulating in active form throughout the bloodstream. Additionally, the chemical manifests itself in  multiple toxic forms, another shocking finding that was made possible using  the latest in laboratory analysis techniques.
For the new research,  umbilical cord blood samples were taken from 85 full-term, aborted babies in San  Francisco and tested for BPA. The samples were found to contain both active BPA  and various BPA metabolites. In three of the samples, BPA levels were detected  at levels higher than have ever been detected in fetal blood tests. And  for the first time ever, BPA sulfate, a metabolite of active BPA, was also found  in cord blood samples, which came as a surprise to researchers.
“Our  findings suggest universal fetal exposure to BPA in our study population, with some at relatively high levels, and we provide the  evidence of detectable BPA sulfate in mid-gestation fetuses,” wrote the  scientists in their paper. “Our median BPA levels are similar to those measured  in term umbilical cord serum from larger studies, [however] the concentrations  of BPA in our study include the highest levels reported to date.”

BPA likely responsible for epidemic of neurological, hormonal problems in  children

The reason this is such a big deal is that BPA in its active form  is a highly estrogenic substance. Previous studies have also found that  the chemical can cause  serious neurological damage and behavioral problems, particularly in  young children and especially in young males. BPA’s estrogenic nature can  severely disrupt the endocrine system, potentially causing low testosterone and  other hormonal imbalances.
As far as this latest study, it is the first  of its kind to test mid-gestation blood samples for BPA. Previous studies have looked at blood samples taken from  pregnant women, including from their amniotic fluid, placenta and cord blood,  and found high percentages of BPA. But this study went a step further, proving  that BPA is indeed present in human blood, and that this is not the result of  testing errors or outside contamination.
“These  results should go a long way toward dispelling the myth that all BPA in human  blood is the result of accidental contamination during sampling,” said Laura  Vandenberg, a scientist at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, referring  to ridiculous claims made by some that detectable levels of BPA in blood samples  must be due to laboratory contamination.
Since we now know that BPA  persists in multiple active forms inside the body, and that it can be absorbed  directly through the skin, the long-term implications for the health of future  generations, including proper childhood development, appear dire. Recognizing  this, many experts are now calling for a full ban on BPA, which is still  added to metal food can linings, thermal paper receipts, plastic containers and a number of other consumer products that millions of people come into  contact with every single day.
“Overall, our findings point to the  importance of fetal  exposure to BPA during development and the need to accurately assess the  full range of human exposure during pregnancy,” add the original study authors.
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