The effect of dietary endocrine disruptors on the developing fetus

I Shaw, B. Balakrishnan, M D Mitchell

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It is accepted that both natural and synthetic endocrine disruptors are present in the food we eat, and that they are likely to have a pharmacological impact on the consumer. The magnitude of this impact is a cause of great controversy at present. Much of the debate has focused on the direct impact of endocrine disruptors on the consumer; this chapter speculates on possible impacts on the developing fetus that might lead to effects that manifest themselves much later in life.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEndocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in Food
EditorsIan Shaw
PublisherWoodhead Publishing
Number of pages33
ISBN (Print)978-1-84569-218-6
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

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