Forever Chemicals Everywhere: What We Can Do — Zero-Waste Chef

Known as forever chemicals because these indestructible substances persist in the environment for millions of years, toxic PFAS are in our water. Because of this water contamination, they are in our crops. They are in our livestock. They lurk in the blood of nearly every American, including unborn babies. And they accumulate with each exposure.…

Forever Chemicals Everywhere: What We Can Do — Zero-Waste Chef

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  1. badfinger20 (Max) says:

    That was the dumbest statement I ever heard…”There was no potential risk to the women…there was a potential risk to the fetus”… now it’s in us.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Did you look at that map showing where concentrations of it are? SCARY.

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      1. badfinger20 (Max) says:

        Yea Michigan and North Carolina are covered. We have a plant in Nashville…I knew someone who retired from there…don’t know if it’s still open.

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  2. memadtwo says:

    The chemical companies have excuses for everything. They must be held accountable for the damage they have done to life. And we must be held accountable ourselves to change as much as we can. Packaging is something I think about all the time, without coming up with a good solution beyond banning plastic altogether. (K)

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Have you heard about using hemp as an alternative to plastic? Supposedly it can do anything plastic can do but is not harmful to the planet. I wonder about the manufacturing process of it but seems like it would be far preferable.

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      1. memadtwo says:

        Well we need one of those entrepreneurs to focus on that instead of a new video game. Of course, the money, it always comes down to that doesn’t it?

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        1. msjadeli says:

          Yes, Kerfe. I said that very thing to my older son last night on the phone (about it always coming down to the money.) He’s thinking about a career change and I urged him to take a look at alternative energy.

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