TORONTO — Cheryl Murphy, a researcher from the Michigan State University (MSU) Center for PFAS Research, delivered a presentation on the persistent issue of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at the International Association for FoodContinue Reading Researcher sheds light on PFAS concerns and urges action at IAFP Conference
City water utilities as far-flung as Mobile, AL, Evanston, IL, Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC, and Thorton, CO are scrambling to explain they are still selling a safe product.
That need comes after the…Continue Reading Some city water utilities have bad news for customers because of ‘forever chemicals’
Crown Prince Inc. is recalling 3-ounce cans of Crown Prince Natural Smoked Baby Clams in Olive Oil because FDA testing found detectable levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
No illnesses had been reported as…Continue Reading California company recalls imported clams because of presence of PFAS
Bumble Bee Foods LLC is recalling smoked clams after FDA testing found detectable levels of PFAS chemicals in samplings of the imported product.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration test results came back after the…Continue Reading FDA testing finds detectable levels of PFAS prompting, recall of smoked clams
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The U.S. Senate on Feb. 15 voted to return Dr. Robert Califf to the role of FDA commissioner, bringing needed leadership to an agency that plays a vital role in protecting public…
Continue Reading New FDA commissioner has a full plate when it comes to chemistry of food safety
By Brian Ronholm
Imagine using a radar gun to detect speeding in cars, but then manipulating the radar so that it only detects speeding in cars going over 100 mph. This means any…
Continue Reading FDA’s new test results on PFAS in food tell an incomplete story
The new Consumer Reports soon hitting mailboxes returns to one of CR’s old mainstays—Safe drinking water. In short order, it teaches how to check on your tap water, discloses test results for 45 bottled water…
Continue Reading Water and chemicals that never go away are subjects of Consumer Reports cover story
A bill to ban the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances known as PFAS, that are a group of man-made chemicals that includes PFOA, PFOS, GenX, and many other chemicals in food packaging after Dec.31,…
Continue Reading New York likely to become third state to ban PHAS in food packaging