Tenacious Teflon Eco-Fail
Off to buy a good saute pan, I was in Home Goods today, and while browsing around I was astonished and completely dismayed to see that 95 percent of the cookware had Teflon coating! What are these manufacturers thinking? Teflon, or polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs), are endocrine disrupters that can cause fertility problems, learning disabilities, cancer, and may even increase your cholesterol. Eco-Fail!
By Annie B. Bond, the best-selling and award-winning author of five healthy/green living books, including Better Basics for the Home (Three Rivers Press, 1999), Home Enlightenment, Clean & Green (1990), and most recently True Food (National Geographic, 2010 and winner of Gourmand Awards Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook in the World). She has authored literally thousands of articles and was named “the foremost expert on green living” by Body & Soul magazine (2009).