• Do you consume food in a plastic or glass container?

    Asked by alivenwell on Sunday, January 27, 2013

    Do you consume food in a plastic or glass container?

    I'm curious. I've heard that some plastics break down into unhealthy substances when cooked in a microwave. And, I notice many foods now come in plastic rather than glass containers. Do you think this impacts one's health?

    6 Answers from the Community

    6 answers
    • nancyjac's Avatar


      over 4 years ago
    • karen1956's Avatar

      I don't worry what container my food is in....I cook most of my foods from scratch so that isn't an issue, but I used plastic containers to store leftovers!!!

      over 4 years ago
    • maddie1's Avatar

      I use BPA free containers when needed but mainly use glass.

      over 4 years ago
    • booboo's Avatar

      I sometimes store food in plastic but I do not put plastic containers into the microwave. Its easy enough to reheat in glass and I would rather be safe than sorry.

      over 4 years ago
    • SueRae1's Avatar

      I am trying to use plastic that is marked "microwave safe" - there are questions about the safety of plastics that contain BPA, and I that's what I buy now.

      over 4 years ago
    • SueRae1's Avatar

      Talk about chemo brain and/or staying up to late. I meant to say i now buy only non BPA plastic

      over 4 years ago

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