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Is Wrapping Food Items In Newspaper Bad For Health?
 

Is Wrapping Food Items In Newspaper Bad For Health?

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“Wrapping food items in newspaper is bad for your health as its ink has multiple bioactive materials with known negative health effects,” the Food, Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) said in an advisory. Earlier
 
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10 Dec 2016 - General
 
The article also said "that even paper/cardboard boxes made of recycled paper may be contaminated with harmful chemicals like phthalate which can cause digestive problems and also lead to severe toxicity." So, how safe can we be whilst dining out? Identifying a newspaper is easy but for a recycled paper/ cardboard, it may be a bit difficult as we don't normally ask if they are recycled or not. This may be a silly question, but can we actually tell if a paper is made of recycled one...
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