Organic Consumers Association

Campaigning for health, justice, sustainability, peace, and democracy

Study Finds Food-Wrapper Chemicals in Blood

Read the study

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A new scientific study has for the first time found a group of chemicals used in coatings on food wrappers in human blood.

Previous reports have documented low levels of certain perfluorochemicals -- those used to make commercial products like food wrapper coatings -- in the blood of the general human population.

But the new study, led by University of Toronto researchers, focused on chemicals that are actually used in food wrapper coatings and other consumer products.

The findings, published this week in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, provide more information about how humans are being exposed to these toxic materials.

Click here for the rest of this article.

Click here to read the study.
Get 20% off Mercola products, plus 20% of the sale goes to Organic Consumers Association.

Get Local

Find News and Action for your state:
Regeneration International

Cool the planet.
Feed the world.