Plastics and food

Are chemicals from plastic food containers and wrapping as safe as the industry and regulators claim or are they slowly poisoning us?
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07.Some products to avoid

Trawling the supermarkets, CHOICE found far too many foods packed in risky plastics, even some health foods and organic vegetables – here are just a couple.

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Fresh meat, fruit and vegetables wrapped in cling wrap


 The cling film you buy to use at home is made from low-density polyethylene, but we found meat and fresh vegetables from supermarkets wrapped in PVC film; phthalates can leach into the food.



Reusable polycarbonate bottles

The more you wash them, the more BPA they release into your drink.

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