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CR letter to Thai Union of North American on plastic chemicals in Chicken of the Sea canned salmon

In a letter to Thai Union of North America, Consumer Reports urged the company to protect consumers from high levels of potentially hazardous plastic chemicals in its Chicken of the Sea food products. CR recently tested different foods and found that the Chicken of the Sea’s Pink Salmon in Water Skinless Boneless product had among the highest levels of phthalates of any product it tested. Phthalates are a plasticizer, a chemical used to make plastics more flexible and durable, and have been linked to a long list of health concerns, even at very low levels.