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Fast Food Is Bad For Us, But Fast Food Wrapping May Be Even Worse

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Fast Food Is Bad For Us, But Fast Food Wrapping May Be Even Worse

Fast Food Is Bad For Us, But Fast Food Wrapping May Be Even Worse

PFAS chemicals are made up of a chain of linked carbon and fluorine atoms, which do not degrade in the environment.

A 2015 CDC report found endocrine-disrupting PFAS have been detected in the blood of 97% of Americans.

According to CNN, they're used in all sorts of consumer products, including fast food packaging.

Foods that contain a lot of grease -- such as burgers, fries, and cookies -- are prime candidates for wrappers made with PFAS.


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