August 23, 2012
by Peggy
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Know Your Plastics: #1 PET

Plastic #1.  PET or PETE, sometimes now also rPET (containing some recycled content) is short for Polyethylene Terephthalate.  Most plastic soda and water bottles are made of PET, as are many food containers.  Although ten U.S. states have bottle deposit … Continue reading

April 30, 2012
by Peggy
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More on Food Packaging

We posted recently on endocrine disrupting chemicals that reach us through food and beverage packaging. It’s not really news.  And it’s not just  a few endocrine disrupting chemicals that are a concern. Back in 2010, Environmental Health News featured an … Continue reading