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Is It Safe To Eat The Food From Melted Plastic Bowl?

i fried some food and put in a plastic bowl. the burner was on and it melted the bowl with the food in it. the food taste a bit funy being the fumes went through the food, its a big plastic blue bowl and smoked the kitchen up. it is safe to still eat or not.
Thu, 25 Jun 2015
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Hello,
You should not eat food from a melted plastic bowl. Many plastics have harmful chemicals in them that can leach out into food if they are heated or especially if they are melted. Best to throw out that food
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Is It Safe To Eat The Food From Melted Plastic Bowl?

Hello, You should not eat food from a melted plastic bowl. Many plastics have harmful chemicals in them that can leach out into food if they are heated or especially if they are melted. Best to throw out that food Regards