PFAS contamination may be an emerging food safety issue

Read the full story in Food Business News.

Food manufacturers received reassuring news when the Food and Drug Administration published the testing results of its first survey of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as “forever chemicals.” The survey showed 164 of the 167 foods tested had no detectable levels of the PFAS measured. Despite the positive news, uncertainty surrounds the impact of exposure to consumers, and environmental advocates are calling on the FDA to raise its level of scrutiny.

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