Remember when we learned that BPA leached from packaging into the foods we eat? Another chemical called PFOA – used as a non-stick coating in cookware and food packaging – could be just as dangerous. Maybe more so.
A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that perfluorinated compounds (PFC) were associated with compromised immune response in children. Researchers followed six hundred children [ … ]
Perfluorinated chemicals tend to stick around in the environment for a long time. They also stay in the human body. Several years ago, the chemical industry began to phase out perfluorinated chemicals. Why, then, are there increasing concentrations of some of them?