Today a new study finding toxic chemicals in 100% of breast milk samples tested was published in Environmental Science & Technology. Scientists from Toxic-Free Future, Indiana University, the University of Washington, and Seattle Children’s Research Institute led the research, which shows that toxic PFAS (per- and polyfluorinated substances)—including new generation compounds currently in use—build up in people.
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Q&A with Author Florence Williams I had the opportunity to sit down with Florence Williams and discuss her new book Breasts: A natural and unnatural history, and how it relates reforming our out of date laws on toxic chemicals. I thoroughly enjoyed her book and thought it was a smart analysis of the scientific, cultural […]