About: PFAS

Technology 25-02-2022

Digital Brief: Data Act official, the (real) cost of semiconductors

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The Data Act clarifies who can access and share data and on what terms. It provides legal certainty,...
Technology 25-02-2022

PFAS: chips’ poisonous ingredient that doesn’t go away

As Europe strives to boost semiconductor capacity with the Chips Act, the use of poisonous chemicals will also increase while the treatment of hazardous waste remains largely inadequate.
Air Quality 01-09-2021

Toxic ‘forever chemicals’ contaminate indoor air at worrying levels, study finds

Food and water were thought to be the main ways humans are exposed to PFAS, but a new study points to risk of breathing them in. EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian, reports.
Agrifood 21-05-2021

Harmful ‘forever’ chemicals widespread in EU fast food packaging, warns new report

The use of persistent and health-harming PFAS chemicals in disposable food packaging remains widespread across Europe, according to a new report, which highlights the role of regulation in reducing exposure to these chemicals.