May 18, 2021

Study finds alarming levels of ‘forever chemicals’ in US mothers’ breast milk

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They are linked to cancer, birth defects, liver disease, thyroid disease, plummeting sperm counts and a range of other serious health problems.

The peer-reviewed study, published on Thursday in the Environmental Science and Technology journal, found PFAS at levels in milk ranging from 50 parts per trillion (ppt) to more than 1850ppt.

Toxic chemicals known as PFAS found in all 50 samples tested at levels nearly 2000 times what is considered safe in drinking water.

Tom Perkins

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