Dioxins toxic – Plastic bottles – Barbecues

Effects of dioxins (like plastic bottles) on human health

The Internet is flooded with messages warning against freezing  or heating water in plastic bottles or cooking with plastics in the microwave oven. These messages, frequently titled “Johns Hopkins Cancer News” or “Johns Hopkins Cancer Update,”  so what is the truth? By the end of this article you can make your own judgement!

Questions you must ask yourself about plastic usage for food.

  • Should we use  plastic containers in micro – does it release dioxins, is it toxic
  • Should we put water bottles in freezer – does it release dioxins, is it toxic
  • Using plastic wrap in microwave – does it release dioxins, is it toxic

How do I minimum exposure to dioxin

Group of chemically-related compounds  that are persistent environmental pollutants.

It is found throughout the world in the environment and they accumulate in the food chain, mainly in the fatty tissue of animals.

More than 90% of human exposure is through food, mainly meat and dairy products, fish and shellfish.

It’s highly toxic and can cause reproductive and developmental problems, damage the immune system, interfere with hormones and also cause cancer.

  • Most people have background exposure, which is not expected to affect human health.

Many national authorities have programmes in place to monitor the food supply.

About Noel Christopher

I am a qualified GRADE 6 Approved Driving Instructor. My Driving School is called www.ldriver.co.uk operating in East London and Essex since year 2000. Teacher in ICT, Lecturer in Teacher Training - 7407 and NVQ Assessor(A1). Born in India Madras, brought up in Singapore spent my teen’s in London got married, four children and three pets, yes and a goldfish! This year 2011, I am helping people who have dIabetes, bring like mined liberal people together. To educate the people to understand how to manage and cure. For good cause
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