PFAS and Homegrown Garden Produce

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There are health benefits from growing and eating garden produce. However, watering gardens with
PFAS‐contaminated water can increase levels of PFAS in the soil and plants. Unless a person is
consuming high amounts of homegrown produce throughout the year, the produce is not likely to be
a major contributor of PFAS exposure for adults or children. There are things you can do to lower the
level of PFAS in garden produce.

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