04/08/18: Don’t microwave children’s food in plastic containers, avoid dishwasher, doctors warn

The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for stronger federal food safety requirements, warning families to avoid microwaving and dishwashing plastic containers that contain harmful chemicals.

In a report published online last week, paediatricians cited growing evidence against chemicals in food colourings, preservatives and food packaging materials.

“This report outlines not only safe and essential […]