Military Exchange Products May Contain ‘Forever Chemicals’ Despite Ban

The Dan Daniel Distribution Center, in Newport News, Virginia, prepped shipments of critical hygiene items for Germany.

The Defense Department is following restrictions on buying products for government use that contain a family of hazardous chemicals, but items containing the substances — collectively known as PFAS — may still be available at military exchanges, according to a government watchdog. A review by the Government Accountability Office found that the department had “taken […]