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Flame retardant chemical accident 40 years ago is still damaging people's health today

By Wilson: (NaturalNews) More than 40 years ago, a Michigan chemical company made a careless mistake that would affect people's lives for generations to come. The incident involved polybrominated biphenyl, or PBB, a man-made flame retardant designed to prevent plastics from burning.

An excerpt from Joyce Egginton's book titled The Poisoning of Michigan describes what happened: