"Let me ask you this, if it's able to kill a bird with toxins do you really want to cook with it? "
AFAIK Teflon doesn't release any toxins in normal use. Crank it up and burn the pan, that's something else again. But then you might as well make all
skillets illegal, because cooking
grease fires are such a common killer all over the world.
Teflon? Pffah, doesn't kill anywhere near the number of people that simple stovetop grease fires do.