Scientists Say Food Packaging is Safe

news_views_icon“Concerns Over Chemicals in Food Packaging Misplaced, Say Scientists: Journal Article’s Warning That Packaging is Significant Source of Chemical Food Contamination is Roundly Rejected,” By Sarah
Concerns about synthetic chemicals in packaging and plastic bottles contaminating food and drink are largely misplaced, scientists have said in response to calls for greater monitoring of the long-term effect on human health. Food packaging is increasingly the subject of suspicion from some environmental scientists and campaigners. In a commentary in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, Dr Jane Muncke, of the Food Packaging Forum Foundation in Zurich, Switzerland, and colleagues from the US and Spain argue that lifelong exposure to such chemicals is a cause for concern. Read more.

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