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A Europe-wide survey shows that consumers feel inadequately informed about the risks of harmful substances in food packaging and kitchen utensils. However, the study also reveals that many consumers misuse their kitchen accessories.

During production, packaging, storage and preparation, food comes into contact with materials that may contain critical substances. These problematic substances - the list of which ranges from bisphenol F to lead, melamine , mineral oil and microplastics to certain plasticizers - can migrate into food and pose risks to health and the environment: a topic that our tests also repeatedly draw attention to.

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