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The Wrong Cookware Can Decrease Manhood

Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is a man-made chemical used in the processing and producing of Teflon. Also called C8, the chemical was developed in the 1930s and brought into production in the 1940s. PFOA is one type of perfluorinated chemical (PFC), a large group of compounds used to reduce friction in nonstick cookware and make fabric stain and water resistant.  In an effort to ensure their own financial success, DuPont, a manufacturer of C8, became a master of deception and manipulative public relation strategies. Although the company knew about the effects of PFOA on the environment and human health for decades, it repeatedly lied to federal and local regulators, consumers and even their own employees about its toxicity.  Read more...



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