Recently FSSAI of India has warned about the food packed in news papers. Street foods that attracts the public – fried items especially are packed in newspapers. Well, recycling thought is good, however, the impact of the printing ink can have negative effect. Studies have shown that printing ink from newspapers get leached into foods and may cause hormonal disturbances. Recycled paper boxes may be contaminated with diisobutyl phthalate and di-n-butyl phthalate which can cause digestion problems and severe toxicity.
Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: January 2, 2017