[Blog] Quibble with Kibbles: ‘Forever chemicals’ in pet food packaging add to perils at home
By Sydney Evans and Anthony Lacey | EWG | November 3, 2022
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"The toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS create health hazards at home, since they’re used in everyday items like cookware and cosmetics – and new EWG research finds some popular pet food packaging can be yet another way we’re exposed to the perils of PFAS.
Seven pet food brands found at Walmart and other retailers were found to contain some PFAS. Exposure to these forever chemicals have been linked to serious health concerns for people, including cancer, harm to fetal development and reduced vaccine effectiveness.
The tests uncovered individual PFAS in some of the pet food bags: the chemicals PFBA, PFPeA, PFHxA, PFHpA, x62FTCA, x62diPAP and PFPrA."