A USA Today story highlights the mounting evidence on the link between prenatal BPA exposure and increased risk for later-life breast cancer. The story explains that BPA could pose a risk to children long before they take their first sip of milk and cites our September report, Disrupted Development: the Dangers of Prenatal BPA Exposure and quotes our director of science, Sharima Rasanayagam:
"A developing fetus is especially vulnerable during the first 11 weeks of pregnancy, says co-author Sharima Rasanayagam, director of science at the Breast Cancer Fund. 'Everything is being developed' at this stage, she says. 'The building blocks are being laid down for future health.'"
Read on in the full article.