05 Jun '11, 1pm

German Risk Evaluation Institute Issues Warning on Melamine Cookware

Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung (BfR, or German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment), melamine cookware and crockery are not suitable for microwaving, cooking, or exposure to high temperatures. Melamine, the chemical that was abused in the Chinese infant milk formula scandal, is generally considered as relatively non-hazardous (except when fed to infants in high quantities!) So what could be the concern?

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/melamine-warning-...