Uptake of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) by common home-grown vegetable plants and potential risks to human health

Researchers at the University of Newcastle’s Global Center for Environmental Remediation study the uptake and accumulation of PFOS in home-grown vegetables. The results showed considerable accumulation of PFOS in different parts of vegetables. May 4, 2020 | Environmental Technology & Innovation, Volume 19

Maternal Plasma Perfluoroalkyl Substances and Miscarriage: A Nested Case-Control Study in the Danish National Birth Cohort

University researchers conclude that maternal exposures to higher levels of PFAS substances are associated with the risk of miscarriage, especially among parous women. April 22, 2020 | Environmental Health Perspectives, Volume 128

Reducing exposure to high levels of perfluorinated compounds in drinking water improves reproductive outcomes: evidence from intervention in Minnesota

Study provides evidence of a causal relationship between filtration of drinking water containing high levels of PFAS and improved reproductive outcomes. April 22, 2020 | Environmental Health

Exposure to Perfluoroalkyl Substances in a Cohort of Women Firefighters and Office Workers in San Francisco

New study published by the American Chemistry Society analyzes levels of PFAS substances in women firefighters and office workers in San Francisco. February 26, 2020 | Environmental Science and Technology