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October , 2015
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The Chemical in Cupcake Wrappers and Cookware Might Be Causing Cancer

Source: Mother Jones, Date: October , 2015

Teflon, the chemical that coats nonstick pans, is making news again: On Wednesday, an Ohio jury awarded 59-year-old Carla Bartlett $1.6 million after deciding that chemical giant DuPont contaminated Ohio Valley drinking water and contributed to Bartlett's kidney cancer. Bartlett is one of 3,500 Ohio and West Virginia residents suing the company over claims that the company made them sick after years of dumping C8, the chemical used to produce Teflon, into the Ohio River.

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