PFAS in pesticides: ‘A problem of epic proportions’
Source: https://www.eenews.net/, March 5, 2021
By: E.A. Crunden and Ariel Wittenberg
“Forever chemicals” are present in multiple common pesticides, according to new testing conducted by an environmental watchdog group and released exclusively to E&E News.
The findings, described as “deeply concerning,” raise a host of public health concerns — including implications for food safety — and could trigger pressure on EPA to address the issue. The agency has faced repeated scrutiny over pesticides in the past, with the latest findings already adding fuel to the fire. Read more.