Another Junk Food Danger: Food Wrappers

The fast food industry faces another strike this week, following San Francisco's banning of McDonald's Happy Meals last week. This time it's not about the food, it's about the wrappers.

These greaseproof papers that junk food is wrapped in (referred to as "PAPs" ) break down into PFCAs -- carcinogens that are prone to build up and remain in the body. Science Daily reports on this new study:

Not good. You can check out the full release over at Science Daily.

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