Cooking

non-stick pan with fish

Is Cooking With A Non-Stick Coating Dangerous? (PFOA And PTFE)

Studies have found a correlation between high PFOA exposure and six health outcomes which include cancer. It is also known to be a liver toxicant, a developmental toxicant, and an immune system toxicant and an endocrine disruptor.
The real danger of PTFE is that At temperatures above 260C (500F), it begins to break down and give off noxious fumes known as fluorocarbon gases.