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EWG: Teflon Can Create Negative Side Effects

EWG: Teflon Can Create Negative Side Effects

Friday, August 28, 2009

Olga Naidenko, a Senior Scientist at EWG, informs us on the dangers of using non-stick pans, like Teflon, when cooking in your kitchen. Teflon pans produce toxic fumes which can create allergies and flu like symptom for users. EWG recommends avoiding Teflon pans and using cast iron or stainless steel pans.