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July 13, 2021 49 min

In this week's episode, Jess covers the truly shocking story of the Dupont Chemical Company, teflon, and the West Virginia community that was being slowly poisoned. Find out what 98% of Americans have in their systems that will never go away, and how all of this was brought to light by a farmer, a corporate defense lawyer, and - you guessed it - science. 

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Sources for this episode:
https://www.lowtoxlife.com/teflon/

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8026587/New-movie-reveals-lawyer-giant-Teflon-pumping-deadly-molecule.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polytetrafluoroethylene

https://thegoodhuman.com/what-teflon-is-and-why-you-should-avoid-it/

https://slate.com/culture/2019/11/dark-waters-accuracy-fact-vs-fiction-teflon-dupont.html

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-du-pont-lawsuit-west-virginia/dupont-settles-lawsuits-over-leak-of-chemical-used-to-make-teflon-idUSKBN15S18U

https://www.marketplace.org/2019/10/16/the-20-year-legal-battle-with-dupont-that-started-with-one-west-virginia-farmer/

https://www.medpagetoday.com/publichealthpolicy/environmentalhealth/84009

https://www.organicconsumers.org/blog/devil-we-know-how-dupont-poisoned-world-teflon

https://theconversation.com/dark-waters-what-dupont-scandal-can-teach-companies-about-doing-the-right-thing-132480

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/10981177/dark-waters-true-story-film-mark-ruffalo-anne-hathaway/

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-du-pont-lawsuit-west-virginia-idUSKBN15S18U

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/10/magazine/the-lawyer-who-became-duponts-worst-nightmare.html

https://www.ecowatch.com/teflons-toxic-legacy-dupont-knew-for-decades-it-was-contaminating-wate-1882142514.html

Cookware: https://thegoodlifedesigns.com/healthy-non-toxic-cookware/


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