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A Sticky Issue: The Toxic Truth About Teflon Pans and Other Nonstick and Waterproof Products

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Ever wondered if that chemical coating on your nonstick pan was safe for your health? Tune in on Friday, April 29 to learn more about the toxic chemicals present in the nonstick and waterproof products we use everyday. Dr Arlene Blum of the Green Policy Institute and Melanie Benesh, legislative attorney with the Environmental Working Group will talk with show host and Earth Island Journal editor, Maureen Nandini Mitra, about the health impacts of a family of chemicals known as PFCs that are used in these products, and efforts to reform the inadequate laws regulating chemical use in this country.

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