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How hooded seals are transferring contaminants to their pups

from Newswise

Environmental contaminants such as perfluoroalkyl substances can be transferred from mother to offspring through the placenta and mother's milk, exposing the young mammal before and after birth. PFASs are a family of human-made chemicals, which have been used in a number of consumer products such as textiles, carpets, paper plates and food packaging because they repel grease, water and stains and are heat resistant. more

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