- The FDA has found PFAS present at detectable levels in various foods supporting an EPA 2016 health advisory.
- PFAS are listed as possible carcinogens and are linked to other health concerns.
- Foods grown in contaminated soils, irrigated with contaminated water, or in contact with certain food wrappings may contain PFAS.
- Media discussions on PFAS hazards have further raised consumer awareness.
- Monitoring ingredients and packaging reduce contamination risk.