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A scientist who worked at a company that’s being sued over dumping ‘forever chemicals’ warns the toxins ‘stay in your blood and don’t leave’

Source: Business Insider (July 28, 2019)

Glenn Evers worked as a chemical engineer for DuPont Industries for 22 years, designing coatings for paper food packaging. While there, he discovered that Zonyl RP — a chemical found in popcorn bags, fast food packaging, and paper plates — was entering people’s food at three times the rate that the company had reported to the US Food and […]

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Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here’s how it could affect your health

Source: The Guardian (May 28, 2019)

If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes in The internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take meaningful steps towards making its packaging more sustainable. The supermarket chain outlined a plan that included reducing and eliminating excess waste, using materials that could realistically be recycled and avoiding […]

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The problem with all the plastic that’s leaching into your food

Source: Vox (December 8, 2018)

There’s mounting evidence that it’s a health hazard. By Julia Belluz and Radhika Viswanathan  Updated Dec 4, 2018, 5:22pm EST Consider what you’ve eaten today. Perhaps you drank juice from a plastic bottle and coffee from a Keurig pod. For breakfast, you might have had fruit with yogurt. Your lunch salad may have been packed in a plastic container. There’s […]

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