© 2024 KOSU
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

EPA warns PFAs pose greater health risk

The Environmental Protection Agency warned this week that chemicals known as PFAS found in food packaging and cosmetics may be more harmful to human health than was previously thought, even in very small quantity.

Here & Now’s Jane Clayson speaks to the Washington Post’s environment policy reporter Dino Grandoni.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

KOSU is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.