Environmentalists Press FDA To Limit PFAS In Packaging Despite Phaseouts

March 31, 2022
Environmental Working Group (EWG) is renewing its calls for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to restrict per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food packaging following a recent study that found the chemicals in products from many fast food chains, including some that had already pledged to stop using them. “The law requires the FDA to take action to restrict PFAS in food packaging, unless manufacturers can show a reasonable certainty of no harm,” EWG legislative attorney Melanie Benesh said...

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