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The Toxic Truth About A New Generation of Nonstick and Waterproof Chemicals


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The Toxic Truth About A New Generation of Nonstick and Waterproof Chemicals

WASHINGTON - Ten years ago, DuPont was forced to phase out a key chemical in making Teflon, after revelations that for nearly 45 years the company covered up evidence of its health hazards, including cancer and birth defects. But a new EWG investigation finds that the chemicals pushed by DuPont and other companies to replace the Teflon chemical and similar perfluorinated compounds, or PFCs – already in wide use in food wrappers and outdoor clothing – may not be much – if at all – safer.

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Once again, profits over people, all forms of life and the planet.