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Old 09-14-2006, 03:10 PM   #1
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Dioxin Carcinogens causes cancer. Especially breast cancer.
Dioxins are carcinogens and highly toxic to the cells of our bodies.

Studies show that Dioxins release from plastics when heated or cooled.

Styrofaom and plastic containers when heated in the microwave or frozen in the freezer release dioxins.

This applies mostly but not limited to the foods that contain fat. The combination of fat, high heat or extreme cold and plastics releases dioxins into the food and ultimately into the cells of the body immediately.

Although the new e-mail flooding cyberspace doesn't hold the same truth, The "don't freeze your water bottles"... an easy rule is if the plastic easily scratches or marks by your finger nail...... it will release dioxins. Water bottles won't.

So such things as TV dinners, instant snacks and soups, etc. should be removed from the container and heated in something else.

Remember when some of the fast food restaurants moved away from the foam containers to paper. The dioxin problem is one of the reasons.

One of the worst things happening right now is the heating of formulas and milks for infants in microwaves..... if it scratches or marks with a fingernail drag....TOSS IT OUT!!!!!!!!!! or heat the formula or milk in a glass container and then put it in that bottle or sippie cup!


Pass this information to anyone you know with infants or small children........PLEASE
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Old 09-14-2006, 03:18 PM   #2
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Old 09-14-2006, 03:24 PM   #3
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I seen this and the carbon dioxide in the meat packing on our local Channel 9 news station this morning and have done several searches on Google etc.. about both subjects during the day today.... All the searches I did came back confirming what they stated on this mornings news.

As for exact websites I read from and articles read.....geesh not sure.... read so many, but I'm sure they are all still available to find.

I just quickly looked and this refference was on the first website to pop up...
I can look for more if you want me to.


Dr. Jerrold Heindel (grants for dioxin research)
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P.O. Box 12233
Research Triangle Park (RTP), N.C. 27709 USA

Telephone: (919) 541-0781 (USA)
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Old 09-14-2006, 04:36 PM   #5
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Check this out.

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(Bookmark the home page. It's right handy with all the crap floating around on the Internet.)
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Okay then, back to nuking things in plastic!
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Old 09-14-2006, 05:44 PM   #7
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But I find the backing and base facts derived for the article that Unity finds at the end of the article..... including but not limited to a Seventh Grade little girls science experiment, along with 2 newspaper columnists opinion articles in their newspapers.

I try to grasp Unity's point with his link he posted.... but the article starts by bashing the fact someone heard the issues on their local news channel stated by NOT a Dr. but someone with ONLY medical background....... then uses journalists opinion articles and a seventh grade science project as their backing to try to prove someone else wrong......

Below are their sources


Sources :
Burros, Marian. "Good Health Habits Can Reduce Risks of Hazards in Food."
The New York Times. 9 May 1990 (p. C1).

Hahn, Jon. "A Bad Rap for Microwaving Food?"
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer. 8 January 2002 (p. E2).

Lehourites, Chris. "Grade 7 Girl's Radiant Idea Leads to Top Science Prize."
The Toronto Star. 21 May 2000.
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I try to grasp Unity's point
1. Don't assume that an alarming message you got in an email is true.
2. Do some research before you pass it on.
3. Make up your own mind.

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1. I didn't assume anything till I did some research on it.

2. I did lots of research Unity before posting it & passing it on......lots....... and the only "debunking" of what I was reading was articles like your link and articles from the companies that produce the items in question.

3. I think I finally made up my own mind when I read about warming/heating items in plastic for infants... society can slowly kill me & you with what they want, we're adults, and as you say , we can make up our own minds. Infants and children can't, I thought posting it was a "good thing" just incase there is validity to it and it saves even one child from suffering something totally avoidable.

Unity I deeply apologize if you and I disagree on this and I won't post about it anymore to upset you any further, but ALL of what I read seemed quite serious and backed by more then 7th grade science experiments.......sorry to all if I irritated anyone else with this subject.

this wasn't a "send it to everyone e-mail"...it was the morning news on TV
and my apologies again for not bookmarking....

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Unity I deeply apologize if you and I disagree
Think anything you want, Joe.

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