On March 28, 2018, the Cancer-Free Economy Network’s (CFEN) PFAS Working Group will hold a webinar focusing on the “use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances [(PFASs)] in paper-based foodservice ware/packaging and their associated impacts on humans and the environment.” Expert speakers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Silent Spring Institute, and the University of Notre Dame, all U.S., will discuss testing of food packaging for PFASs, common routes of exposure to PFASs, as well as scientific evidence on the toxicity of short-chain PFASs which are being promoted as safer alternatives to long-chain PFASs. Registration is available on the event website.

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CFEN (2018). “Cancer-Free Economy Network webinar: Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in foodservice packaging.