PFAS

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Australian period underwear makers deny using ‘forever chemicals’ after Thinx settles suit in US
Modibodi and Bonds say they avoid using PFAS chemicals, which break down slowly over time and have unclear health impacts

Donna Lu

28, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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‘All-natural’ Simply Tropical juice has high toxic PFAS levels, lawsuit alleges
Coca-Cola claimed juice was healthy despite toxic ‘forever chemicals’ levels ‘hundreds of times’ above federal limits, suit says

Tom Perkins

25, Jan, 2023 @2:10 PM

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Freshwater fish more contaminated with ‘forever chemicals’ than in oceans
Study also says eating one serving of fish with PFAS could be equivalent to drinking contaminated water every day for a month

Tom Perkins

18, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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High levels of ‘forever chemical’ found in endangered orcas in Canada
Southern resident killer whales off British Columbia show alarming levels of 4NP chemical used in toilet paper, study finds

Leyland Ceccoin Toronto

14, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Bills to regulate toxic ‘forever chemicals’ died in Congress – with Republican help
Lobbying industry flexed muscle to ensure bills that aimed to set stricter standards on PFAS compounds went nowhere

Tom Perkins

13, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Investors pressure top firms to halt production of toxic ‘forever chemicals’
Shareholders say lawsuits over PFAS compounds linked to cancer and other diseases represent growing threat to companies’ profits

Tom Perkins

06, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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New US lawsuit targets ‘forever chemicals’ in plastic food containers
Suit alleges Inhance failed to follow EPA rules involving dangerous PFAS chemicals and asks a judge to halt production

Tom Perkins

27, Dec, 2022 @7:00 PM

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US military ‘downplayed’ the number of soldiers exposed to ‘forever chemicals’
PFAS pollution on military bases is being ‘purposefully underestimated’

Tom Perkins

23, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Wooden spoons and glass mugs: how to avoid toxic chemicals in your kitchen
Tom Perkins has reported widely on the potential risks of toxic chemicals. Here’s his guide to help you find safe alternatives for your kitchen

Tom Perkins

02, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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More than 110 experts raise alarm over WHO’s ‘weak’ PFAS limits for drinking water
Independent scientists raise concerns about apparent industry influence and distortions of the science in WHO guidelines

Tom Perkins

19, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Most US pet food contaminated with ‘forever chemicals’, study finds
Chemicals are likely used in food bags to make them repel grease, creating a potentially dangerous exposure for cats and dogs

Tom Perkins

03, Nov, 2022 @4:01 AM

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PFAS left dangerous blood compounds in nearly all US study participants
The toxic ‘forever chemicals’ can stay in human blood for years, and are linked to cancers, kidney damage and heart disease

Tom Perkins

29, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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