Chemicals In Food Packaging - Any Reason To Worry? - Futuris

| March 9, 2017

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Most of the food we buy is packed in plastic, metal or other fabricated materials. That makes it easy to store and transport, but how can we be sure food packaging isn't harmful to our health?

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