More than 50 civil society organisations have signed a manifesto urging the European Commission and EU member states to urgently ban PFAS, hazardous substances also known as ‘forever chemicals’ due to their persistence in the human body and the environment.
Amid inadequate testing and a lack of regulation, we’re all eating “forever chemicals.”
They are called the ‘forever chemicals’. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known as PFAS (pronounced simply as P-fas), are part of a family of thousands of chemicals found in everyday objects, such as food packaging. They are in our bodies and in nature, but you may not be familiar with them – and you are not … Euronews: You are what you eat – and what you eat out of : how industrial chemicals contribute our bodies