Top European Leaders Test Positive for Cancerous ‘Forever Chemicals’
By Laura Millan | Bloomberg | January 31, 2024
Read the full article by Cristen Hemingway Jaynes (EcoWatch)
"Chemicals linked to severe health issues including cancer, infertility, birth defects and immune system disruptions are everywhere and no one is safe from them — not even top politicians, according to a campaign advocating for a European Union-wide ban.
Former vice-presidents of the European Commission including Frans Timmermans and the current environment commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius took part in the campaign, which tested EU officials’ blood for per- and polyfluorinated chemicals, also known as PFAS or forever chemicals. The toxic substances were found in all tested individuals, with five politicians exceeding what are deemed safe levels."