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Using PLASTIC container or wrap in microwave

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Food in a plastic container ( microwave safe ) NO PLASTIC CONTAINERS IN MICROWAVE EVEN THOUGH THEY STATE MICROWAVE SAFE NO WATER BOTTLES IN THE FREEZER NO PLASTIC WRAP IN MICROWAVE (TRUE OR NOT?) United States Food and Drug Administration has not been able to find any research that supports the fear that food can become contaminated with dioxins either from plastic wrap or plastic in microwave ovens. A  dioxin  chemical causes cancer, especially breast cancer.  Dioxins  are highly poisonous to the cells of our bodies. Don't freeze your plastic bottles with water in them as this releases dioxins from the plastic. According to Canadian Cancer Sosiety : Companies that make plastic containers for food storage use different substances and make the containers differently than when they make containers for other uses. Because of this, it's important to use plastic containers only as intended, particularly when storing food. For plastic containers sold