Bloomberg Law
April 12, 2022, 4:09 PMUpdated: April 13, 2022, 12:48 PM

Burger King Whopper Wrapping Has Undisclosed PFAS, Suit Says (1)

Julie Steinberg
Julie Steinberg

Burger King Corp. portrays itself as transparent, and markets its products as safe and sustainable, yet fails to disclose that its Whopper wrappers contain PFAS, a family of “forever chemicals” known to be harmful to humans and the environment, a new proposed class action alleges.

Scientists are extremely concerned about how per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances affect human health, the complaint, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, says.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has outlined “a host of health effects” associated with PFAS exposure, including cancer, liver damage, decreased fertility, and increased ...

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