Plastic

You Probably Are Using it Without Knowing the Health Risks!

          PLASTIC!

A myriad of petroleum-based chemicals go into the manu­facture of plastics. Using plastic containers, bags, bottles…in cooking and food and liquid storage can carry health risks, especially when hormone-disrupting chemicals from some plastics leach into foods and bever­ages.

Do you know that leaching increases when plastic comes in contact with oily or fatty foods, during heating and from old or scratched plastic?

Discover more on health risk and side effects, tips for safer, more sustainable food use of plastics, and what plastic label means here:  http://www.iatp.org/blog/2008/09/new-and-improved-consumer-guides-now-available