Tag: forever chemicals
Like tobacco and Big Oil, secret docs show chemical companies knew...
"The industry used several strategies that have been shown common to tobacco, pharmaceutical, and other industries to influence science and regulation—most notably, suppressing unfavorable research and distorting public discourse."
Testing finds toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in common US food pesticides
The results of the recent tests suggest that at least some of the agricultural products are being contaminated with PFAS from unknown sources.
Researchers develop method to permanently destroy toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in water...
“The results we obtain from these real-world field studies will allow us to further optimize the technology and have it ready."
PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ are everywhere: here’s what that means for wildlife
Researchers have found PFAS in the bodies of wild animals everywhere they’ve looked. Now they’re beginning to understand the health effects.
PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ disrupt biological processes in developing adolescents, first-of-its-kind study...
“Together, our findings raise the possibility that increased risk of metabolic disorders associated with PFAS exposure are caused by alterations in thyroid hormones and mediated by changes in lipid metabolism.”
Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic...
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.
New study finds high levels of forever chemicals in freshwater fish...
“People who consume freshwater fish, especially those who catch and eat fish regularly, are at risk of alarming levels of PFAS in their bodies."
Proposed PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ regulations fail in U.S. Congress
Although progress on limiting has stalled in the U.S. Congress, states are introducing and passing their own regulations and bans on forever chemicals.
Hundreds of thousands more U.S. service members exposed to toxic forever...
“It’s not just that they purposefully underestimated how many service members were exposed… it’s that they didn’t tell anyone.”
New study finds ‘forever chemicals’ in rainwater
Water quality guidelines deem rainwater is now unsafe to drink.
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