Scientists are dismissing a new journal commentary that raises concerns about chemicals in food and beverage packages, saying there is not enough evidence to show a risk. "While it is important to consider the potential risks from endocrine disrupting chemicals in the diet, and this is done as part of regulatory risk assessment for chemicals, many of the most potent dietary endocrine disruptors are naturally occurring chemicals such as in soya," said David Coggon, professor of occupational and environmental medicine at the U.K.'s University of Southampton.

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