MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont officials say bottled water tainted by a class of potentially toxic chemicals has been sold in the state, as well as others in New England.
New Hampshire and Massachusetts had already
The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation says the state’s working with the company and its distributors to ensure the products are removed from Vermont stores.
The affected products have dates before July 24, 2019, and are sold under multiple brand names including Cumberland Farms, CVS (Ice Canyon), Food Club, IGA and Shaw’s.
PFAS are used in nonstick and waterproof coatings and have been linked to cancer and other health problems.