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Your storage containers may be packing more than just food
Whether you’re putting leftovers into containers at home, packing a school lunch or getting takeout, you may be packing some nasty toxic chemicals along with your food.
Chemicals such as PFAS are used to coat takeout containers and wrappers, and BPA often lines food cans. Both of these toxic chemicals can cause serious health harms like cancer, and next-generation substitutes are often just as bad – or worse.
EWG gives you the research to show the effects of toxic chemicals on human health – and what types of containers are safe for you and your family instead.