I am so excited to welcome supporters of Safer Chemicals Healthy Families and Mind the Store to our organization through our recent integration. Building on your support, we joined forces to achieve our shared mission: to protect your health and the health of our planet from harmful chemicals and pollution.
The Keep Food Containers Safer from PFAS Act would ban the use of toxic PFAS in food containers and cookware and empowers the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to deem PFAS substances in any food containers or cookware as unsafe. The bill gives the FDA until 2022 to enforce this ban.
Last month, partners in asbestos litigation reached settlements with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in two cases that will have far-reaching impacts on the way the EPA regulates asbestos.