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ID:

134

Date:

2005-11-15

Headline:

Food wrappers have excess C8, engineer says

Reporter's name:

Ken Ward Jr.

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Charleston Gazette

City:

Charleston, WV

Summary:

Previously secret information about C8, a toxic chemical found in microwave popcorn bags, french-fry boxes and other food containers, was revealed under FOIA to the Charleston Gazette. Among the records was a deposition of a chemical engineer who worked at DuPont and testified in the company knew about but ignored problems with C8.

Keywords:

toxic chemical C8; DuPont Co.


Agencies:

EPA

States:

WV

Categories:

environment


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