CNN: Chemicals in plastics damage babies’ brains and must be banned immediately, expert group says

March 1, 2021

CNN reports on new research that shows synthetic chemicals called phthalates, which are found in a variety of commonly-used items – such as  food packaging; detergents; vinyl flooring, clothing, furniture and shower curtains– can damage brain development in children. Boston Children’s David Bellinger, PhD, explains more about these harmful chemicals. Learn more from CNN