Health, green groups push FDA to ban PFAS


Law360 (June 3, 2021, 6:01 p.m. EDT) – Environmental, health and consumer groups on Thursday called on the United States Food and Drug Administration to ban all so-called forever chemicals in the products it endorses, claiming the agency has ignored past evidence. threats of substances to human health.

The Environmental Defense Fund, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners and other groups have said they want the FDA to ban the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, also known as from permanent chemicals because of their longevity in the human body and in the environment, in products such as food packaging because of the health risks posed by chemicals.

“Given the evidence linking …

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