Stanford Study Warns of Risks to Pregnant Women of Heating Foods in Plastic Containers

October 2013
Women in Academia Report;10/29/2013, p7
The article offers information on the research conducted by scientists at Stanford University which warns that heating food in plastic containers can increase the risk of miscarriage.


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