Meet our new activist team member, Polluted Polly! She is urging retailers like Burger King and policymakers to ban PFAS in food packaging.You can follow her on TikTok @PollutedPolly and learn more at PollutedPolly.com! ... See MoreSee Less
A new study found PFAS in over half of the makeup tested! And what's worse, 88% of the products tested failed to disclose this on their labels. This is unacceptable! We should feel confident that the products we use in and on our bodies are safe. While some retailers are phasing PFAS out of their products, this study shows we still have a long way to go. Only by taking a preventative approach to banning these chemicals in products such as cosmetics can we ensure that we are limiting exposure to these toxic, health-endangering chemicals. ... See MoreSee Less
Tests of makeup products found markers for potentially toxic chemicals called PFAS, which were often not included on labels, a new study found, with the highest levels in foundation, waterproof mascar...
A @BurgerKing update: the company announced today in its shareholder meeting that it is looking at alternatives to food packaging containing #PFAS.
While this is encouraging, we urge Burger King to move quickly to phase out and #BanPFAS. #MindTheStore
A new study found #PFAS in over half of the makeup tested! What's worse, 88% of the products tested failed to disclose this on their labels.
Only by banning PFAS in products can we ensure that we are limiting exposure to these toxic chemicals. #BanPFAS
@nypost Our recent peer-reviewed study also found PFAS in 100% of tested breast milk. Studies like these demonstrate the need for a preventative approach to regulating & banning chemicals like PFAS in products. Consumers shouldn't have to worry that products they use are unsafe! #BanPFAS
@CNN Our recent peer-reviewed study also found PFAS in 100% of tested breast milk. Studies like these demonstrate the clear need for a preventative approach to regulating and banning chemicals like PFAS in products.
“These #PFAS chemicals are extraordinarily dangerous,” said State Rep. Christine Palm, D-Chester, who introduced the bill. “They are detected in breastmilk….They are found throughout our environment and it is a problem that is getting worse.” #BanPFAShttps://t.co/qbqEcJ0IdL
@UWDEOHS: Toxic, persistent chemicals known as #PFAS were found in all 50 samples of women’s breast milk tested in a new @EnvSciTech study by DEOHS faculty Dr. Sheela Sathyanarayana @uwpediatrics & @seattlechildren and partners @ToxFreeFuture & @IndianaUniv. https://t.co/Jrpx8yNZgI