24 Oct '11, 10am

Ask Umbra: Should I wash out my zip-lock bags?

Ask Umbra: Should I wash out my zip-lock bags?

Cherry-pick your food containers and leave plastic baggage behind. Photo: Elvis Kennedy Dearest readers, Once in a while, your separate letters decide to link arms and chant in unison to ensure that they're really heard. Today they are telling me that many of you are losing sleep over plastics and food. But may I gently suggest that your insomnia is misplaced. Instead of gazing into the darkness and wondering whether you should wash out your zip-lock baggies, you should be chewing your pillow in fury over the fact that a household good could be so bad. The plastics industry, built on the concept of "better living," could in fact be poisoning us all . The chemicals in some plastics can leach into foods and beverages, and have been linked to respiratory issues, reproductive issues, and cancer. Check out the article "Even BPA-Free Plastic Not Always Safe ," which discusses th...

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