Food Discussion : Is It Safe to Reuse Plastic Food Containers?

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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    In the Spirit of Food Safety,


    Is It Safe to Reuse Plastic Food Containers?



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    Is the fleet of plastic containers in your fridge putting your health at risk?(Photo: Getty Images/Steven Puetzer)



    ... That may sound resourceful, but among experts, it’s actually some cause for concern. In the short term, “the biggest risk is bacterial contamination,” says Rolf Halden, PhD, director of the Biodesign Institute’s Center for Environmental Security at Arizona State University. If a container is intended for one-time use, it may not be designed for easy cleaning, potentially allowing germs to proliferate the longer you hang on to it ...


    https://www.yahoo.com/health/is-it-safe-to-reuse-plastic-food-containers-122450914272.html

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    Very interesting...
     
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    Good, glad you enjoyed it. Its something to re-consider, for sure.


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