Nowadays, the trend of using food containers has become quite popular. However, the problem that not everyone knows is that storing hot food in a foam box will greatly affect health. Here we will share with you the notes when using foam food containers!
When you put hot food, grease or acidic food in a foam box, the styrene and ethylbenzene contained in the box will escape, sticking to the food, harming the health of the user. Styrene is a toxin that can cause cancer and neurological diseases such as memory loss, loss of concentration, hearing loss, and vision.
To ensure safety for health, experts recommend that users do not use foam boxes containing foods, hot drinks, fatty foods, cooking oil, boiling water, pickles (pickles, sa slices of vinegar, lemon juice ...). If you are reluctant to use a foam box, only keep cold, cold items; but it is a temporary job, not to be extended.
A special note to take care of is not to use a foam box to heat food in the microwave. You should replace them with boxes that use solid plastic, with high heat resistance, preferably the one recommended for microwave ovens. Styrofoam can not withstand the heat in the microwave and can cause monostyrene (a poison) in PS plastic to get into food, harmful to health.
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Styrofoam boxes are designed for temporary food storage only. Therefore, when using, you must not leave food in the box for a long time, there will be harmful substances in the food, harmful to health. If you don't eat it right away, you can buy it and put it in your other quality containers and eat later.
Poor quality cans can contain dioctin phatalates, which directly affect human sex. Accordingly, if long-term infected with this substance, boys can be "feminized", infertile, and female children can puberty too early. So if you need to use a foam box, avoid hot food and use quality products. Nam Phat always ensures to bring the best quality products to customers.
Dear friends, the above are notes on using foam food containers that we would like to share with you. To ensure the health of yourself and your family, you need to use it properly.
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