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For Immediate Release: More than 100 environmental health-focused groups from across the country sent a letter urging Congress to ban PFAS in food packaging by passing the Keep Food Containers Safe From PFAS Act —which is currently included as a Senate amendment in FDA user fee legislation and under negotiation by the House and Senate.
On August 26, 2022, the EPA announced a proposed rule to designate two PFAS “forever chemicals” as hazardous substances. In response to this news, Toxic-Free Future released the following statement.
Starbucks commits to eliminating PFAS from all U.S. packaging by the end of 2022, and international packaging in 2023 Toxic-Free Future and its Mind the Store program applaud this commitment and urge Congress to pass ban on PFAS in food packaging SEATTLE, WA—On March 15, 2022, international coffee giant Starbucks announced its first-ever commitment to […]
Restaurant Brands International commits to eliminating PFAS in food packaging by 2025 in all stores worldwide including Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes. Health advocates applaud commitment and urge Congress to pass federal ban on PFAS in food packaging.