December 3, 2016
Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Laura Vandenberg is interviewed on the public radio program “Take Care” about which cookware materials are safe. She says many types of non-stick cookware contain a chemical component PFOA, something that can take centuries to break down and can cause cancer. Vandenberg says the best materials to purchase for safe cookware are those that are inert or chemically inactive. These include glass, ceramic, titanium and most high-grade stainless steel, according to Vandenberg.