TITLE

Nuking gets nasty

PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jun99, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the possible leaching of chemicals from plastic containers into food when microwaving left-overs. Ways to prevent possible leaching.
ACCESSION #
1884619

 

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