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“A new paper published by the American Chemical Society is calling for ‘meaningful action’ on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to attenuate the ‘systematic failures’ of US chemical regulation.
According to the environmental researchers, legislative strides should go beyond legacy contamination clean-up and also reduce current production and uses to limit future exposures.
‘PFAS in food packaging are a particular concern because they may transfer to food and thereby contribute to human exposure,’ Gretta Goldenman, the paper’s co-author and founder of Milieu Consulting, tells PackagingInsights.
‘This means that exposures will continue far into the future, with increased probability of health impacts for our children and our children’s children.'”…