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Warning: Biodegradable bowls contain toxic chemicals

PFAS chemicals take thousands of years to degrade, which is why many refer to them as “forever chemicals.” Disturbingly, these toxic chemicals have become ubiquitous in our environment, including groundwater.  PFAS are also found in the U.S. food supply — and at levels far exceeding the advisory limit for PFOA and PFAS in drinking water (there’s currently no limits in food).  Of the 91 foods tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2017 as part of its Total Diet Study (presented at the 2019 meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry), 10 were found to contain PFAS.  How do they get there?  Read more.....

 

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