“Forever Chemicals” Called PFAS…

“‘Forever Chemicals’ called PFAS show up in your Food, Clothes, and Home. These toxic chemicals are so common in consumer products and manufacturing that they’re practically everywhere–including inside our bodies.”  This overview from NDRC.org gives you background, what you can do to avoid them and the direction needed to get them out of our lives. 

For the latest news on science, policy and opportunities visit a spinoff from NRDC aimed specifically at PFAS: pfascentral.org.

A health-oriented summary is available at https://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20190605/fda-tests-find-toxic-chemicals-in-food.

An August 2021 report from the EPA is found at EPA.gov (EPA600-R-21-002) on “Emerging Issue in Food Waste Management–Persistent Chemical Contaminants”. It is long and technical but Sally Brown provides a good summary below.

Connections: A Dose Of PFAS Reality by Sally Brown of BioCycle https://www.biocycle.net/a-dose-of-pfas-reality/?utm_source=BioCycle+CONNECT&utm_campaign=d64f210bd2-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_20_08_35_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8396f01c15-d64f210bd2-513812643