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The Natural Resources Defense Council sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in federal court for refusing to ban use of perchlorate, a chemical used in rocket fuel, as an additive in food packaging; the NRDC says it can damage fetal and infant brain development.

MANHATTAN — The Natural Resources Defense Council brought a federal complaint over the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's refusal to ban perchlorate, a chemical used in rocket fuel, as an additive in food packaging; the NRDC says it can damage fetal and infant brain development.

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