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FDA: Eating Foods with Toxic PFAS Chemicals ‘Not a Concern’

The two top officials with the Food and Drug Administration today dismissed test results by the agency’s own scientists that found high levels of the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS in food.  Acting FDA Commissioner Dr. Ned Sharpless and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas issued a joint statement that said: “. . . Based on the available current science, the FDA does not have any indication that these substances are a human health concern” and do not pose “a food safety risk in human food” at the levels FDA found in the samples it tested.  Read more....



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