Campbell, Others' Kids' Foods Contain Carcinogen: Study

Law360, Chicago (September 22, 2011, 5:49 PM EDT) -- Campbell Soup Co.’s Spaghettios with Meatballs and five other canned food products marketed for children’s consumption tested positive for an estrogenic chemical linked to breast cancer, a Breast Cancer Fund study revealed Wednesday.

Six canned soups and noodles emblazoned with cartoon characters contain concerning levels of bisphenol A, an endocrine-disrupting chemical used in the resin linings of metal food cans as a barrier against contamination.

BPA is a known estrogenic and continued exposure can increase the risk of breast and prostate cancer and bring about other...
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