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The End Is Nearer for ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Food Wrappers

By August 7, 2020August 10th, 2020PFAS in the news, PFAS-REACH team news

THE CONTAINERS THAT hold your takeout dinner may harbor an invisible threat: fluorinated compounds that persist in our bodies long after we ingest them. They are among almost 5,000 perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, a class of chemicals that have been associated with health hazards that include liver damage, birth defects, cancer, and impaired immunity. Read more…