Monday, November 10, 2008

Safest Plastics for Food and Beverages

We all know certain plastics leach toxins into our food. The following plastics are considered safest for food storage. Glass and stainless steel are also good options.

Polyethylene terephthalate ethylene (PETE), code 1.
High-density polyethylene (HDPE), code 2.
Low-density polyethylene (LDPE), code 4.
Polypropylene (PP), code 5.

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