The Telegraph: Warning: fast food packaging and grease-proof paper contain potentially harmful chemicals

February 1, 2017

Some fast food packaging contains potentially harmful chemicals that can leach into food, warns a new study. Researchers found more than 20 toxic highly fluorinated chemicals, including a phased-out substance.…

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CBS SF – KPIX 5: Study: Fast Food Wrappers Contain Cancer-Causing Chemicals

February 1, 2017

You already knew fast food wasn’t the healthiest option, but a new study is revealing a new health concern, in the packaging. Fluorinated chemicals are really unique in that they never break down.…

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CNN: Report finds chemicals in one-third of fast food packaging

February 1, 2017

Most of the time, when you order fast food, you know exactly what you’re getting: an inexpensive meal that tastes great but is probably loaded with fat, cholesterol and sodium.…

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AFP: Non-stick chemicals common in fast food packaging: study

February 1, 2017

Burgers, fries, tacos and pastries come wrapped in grease-proof paper and boxes that often contain non-stick chemicals that may be able to leach into food, US researchers said Wednesday.…

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