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Is BPA Cambros/Large Containers Safe for Food Storage?

day963 | May 3, 202012:18 PM     2

Hi all, I hope you are doing well! I wanted to discuss the safety of large food containers such as Cambros or Rubbermaid multi quart containers. I wanted to buy some for general use like dry food storage, marinating, etc... But when looking up these containers, BPA came up.

The clear Cambros are not BPA free which seems to be the most common kind if trying to buy for home-usage. I know many reusable plastic products today like to label things BPA-Free which is seen as a positive. BPA is considered safe by the FDA though and is used throughout the kitchen.

My question is what is the deal about BPA, the safety of non-BPA free containers, and if they are safe to use for general food storage. Also, if there are any alternative large food storage containers that you like or recommend please let me know!

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