Results for Phthalates

Hormone Disrupters Found in Wines and Spirits


Hormone Disrupters Found in Wines and Spirits

The next time you think about celebrating by ordering a nice bottle of French wine, you might want to remember this.  Researchers just found that your lovely glass of Bordeaux is probably infused with hormone-disrupting phthalates.   

Their study tested the concentrations of various phthalates in French wines and grape spirits marketed in Europe or intended for export.  Overall they found that 83% of the samples tested contained phthalates at some level.  100% of the spirits analyzed contained at least one type of phthalates.

Most Cheese Products Tainted with Dangerous Plastic Chemicals, Study Reveals

A University of Washington study involving cheese products found endocrine-disrupting phthalates present in 29 of 30 samples tested.