17: PFAS: The 5,000 Chemicals Threatening our Bodies You've Never Heard of with Mike Schade

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Did you know that there are high levels of hazardous chemicals called PFAS  (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in your takeaway food packaging? Before you freak out, what exactly is PFAS and why should you stay away from it?

Join me as we understand what these chemicals are with Mike Schade, the Mind the Store Campaign Director for Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families. In this episode, Mike simplified what PFAS is all about and why we should be concerned about it. Mike will also share practical tips you can do to lessen your exposure from dangerous chemicals.

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In this Episode, We Discuss:

  • Why takeaway food paper packaging is not a good option

  • What is PFAS?

  • Simple steps you can do to reduce exposure from harmful chemicals

  • Encouraging companies to take action and start removing harmful chemicals in their products

  • The benefit for companies who incorporate PFAS in their products


Get to know Mike:

Mike Schade is the Mind the Store Campaign Director for Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families where he coordinates a campaign that challenges the leading retailers in the US to shift the marketplace away from hazardous chemicals to safer alternatives.

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