Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Green Practices Committee: Chemical Awareness and Sustainability: PFAS

PFAS


Paola Ros Aquino. That chocolate cake won't last forever but the chemicals in it might
Graphics here too: https://static.ewg.org/pdf/alex-530.pdf

Largely unregulated human-made forever chemicals used in the mfg process.
Detectable levels in human blood; FDA study 91 common food items; meat, fish, leafy greens, meat and fish, chocolate cake; migrate in to air, dust, contaminate food, soil, water and linger for years, accumulating over time. e.g from substance, to female, to fetus, contaminated water to produce,

Bioaccumulaton: gradual accumulation of substances such as pesticides or other chemicals in an organism, occurs when an organism absorbs a substance at a rate faster than which the substance is lost by catabolism and excretion.

 

PFAS Pennsylvania