Pizza Box Worse for You Than the #Pizza?

pizzaboxIf you’re thinking about pizza tonight, you may want to eat-in at the restaurant. The pizza box is more hazardous to your health than the pizza. The danger in the box lies in substances called PFAs. They contain carcinogens that accumulate in the body because they cannot be properly filtered. Pizza boxes, microwave popcorn. and dog food bags all contain PFAs. As many as 10 advocate groups have been lobbying to have these substances banned and finally the FDA is responding. Fast food containers with PFAs will be banned sometime early this year.

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