Discount retailers pushed to act on harmful chemicals

Center for Environmental Health and Campaign for Healthier Solutions urge U.S. discount retailers to take action on fluorinated chemicals in microwave popcorn bags

“Microwave-safe” food containers

TIME article addresses chemical migration from “microwave-safe” plastic containers into food and ways to reduce chemical exposure

Popcorn without fluorinated chemicals

Retailer Coop Denmark introduces microwave oven popcorn containing no fluorinated substances in the food packaging, aims to phase out further chemicals of concern by 2017

High migration rates from melamine after microwave heating

Melamine derivatives formed and released from tableware after microwaving