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Cookware that will make food unsafe in 30 seconds: what you need to know about it

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Dangerous dishes
Dangerous cookware. Source: pexels.com

Every housewife has a lot of dishes for different dishes in her kitchen. However, it is very important to know how to use the dishes correctly and wash them properly so as not to damage them and make them unsafe, for example, like Teflon.

Pots and pans

A group of scientists from Flinders and Newcastle Universities in Australia have found out how many microscopic particles penetrate from cracks in Teflon cookware into food and how the food you cook in them can affect your health. The information was published in Science Alert.

A saucepan for making soups

Scientists have found that even the tiniest plastic particles in pans and pots with damaged coatings can penetrate into cooked foods and make them dangerous. Experts strongly recommend not to cook in such dishes, it is better to get rid of them.

Cooking in a skillet

In the course of the research, experts cut Teflon-coated cookware into small pieces and simulated the cooking process, and they also tried to wash the cookware using different materials – wool, plastic, stainless steel, wood.

How to wash dishes without damaging them

The most important thing that scientists have found during the experiment is that when cooking on a damaged coating, more than 2 million tiny plastic particles can get into the food and in just 30 seconds they can turn healthy food into very dangerous food.

Which dishes make safe food

Scientists urge everyone to be very careful when choosing cookware, and not to use damaged pans and pots with Teflon coating.

How to clean pots and pans

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