Teflon is in a class of fluorinated chemicals called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), which have been linked to cancer, thyroid disease, and reduced effectiveness of childhood vaccines.
The Environmental Working Group has put together a new database to help you find out what’s in your tap water and how to deal with contaminants.
“Women have been exposed to toxic chemicals in cosmetics for far too long — it’s time to take action,” tweeted Paltrow, an actress who has made clean living part of her mission, both through her wide-reaching lifestyle brand, Goop, and through Juice Organics, of which she is the makeup’s creative director.
For the past five years, the apple has bested all other fruits and vegetables as the most toxic produce selection on the market. However, according to EWG’s 2016 Dirty Dozen report, which measures the levels of pesticides on American produce each year, a new fruit is taking the title.