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Toxic Chemicals Found In Fast Food Wrappers

  • Insider, Tuesday, March 29, 2022 5:47 PM
Wrappers and containers from eight different fast food chains contain PFAS, or "forever chemicals," at soon-to-be illegal levels, according to Consumer Reports. Long-term exposure has been linked to an increased risk of some cancers. Eight of the 24 fast food and supermarket chains studied — Arby's, Burger King, Cava, Chick-fil-A, McDonald's, Nathan's Famous, Sweetgreen, and Taco Bell — had at least one type of packaging tested for fluorine levels exceeding 100 ppm.

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