EDF Plans To Petition FDA To Impose PFAS Ban In Plastics

By INSIDE EPA & OSHA / January 30, 2023 at 5:57 PM
The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is planning to file a food additive petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking that it revoke its decades-old approval of fluorine-treated polyethylene for food packaging, a move that would increase pressure on the agency to ban PFAS in products that contact food. “We are considering a food additive petition filing on the fluorinated plastics because it was originally approved by FDA as a food additive, so we can use it to remove...

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