Some of the plastic packaging material is derived from the polyvinylchlorida polypropilen polyetilen if burned or heated may pose dioxin, a substance which is very toxic and is a cause of cancer and can reduce a person’s immune system.
In addition to plastic, paper food packaging tool also. However there are some papers that should not be made for packaging, paper is mainly of the former (such as former magazine or newspaper). Paper has writing that made of ink and detected to contain lead (Pb) that exceed the limit.
Inside the human body, lead entering through the respiratory tract or the digestive tract towards the circulatory system, and then spread to many different network lainseperti the kidneys, liver, brain, nerves and bones.
Now more and more food and drinks packaged in cans. Generally products that are packaged in cans will be missing freshness, nutritional value also dropped due to the processing with high temperatures.
On its use, cans should be coated with Tin (Sn) and coating systems are very tight and there should be no slightest pore orifice. Cans (template) this should be coated with enamel if to be used for foods that are easy to corrode (rust). the main danger of canned food that is the growth of Clostridium botulinum can cause foodborne botulinin.
Signs of poisoning include throat botulinin into berkunang-kunang eyes and stiff, a seizure that brought death because of difficult breathing. Normally these bacteria grow on food cans that are not perfect of processing or on cans that leaked so the food inside is contaminated air from the outside.
Carefully choose the Tin packaging is an attempt to avoid the dangers of unwanted.
Research pentingnya desain kemasan produk has proven that styrofoam material very doubtful the security for health. Styrofoam made from copolymer styrene became popular among food businesses, as these materials can prevent the occurrence of leakage and was able to retain its shape when held customers. These materials are also capable of maintaining a temperature of heat and cold in order to remain comfortably held, and that makes it very popular dilangan businessman food is a very relatively inexpensive price.
Harm, types of Cork this styrofoam can disconnect the monomer stiren if used for hot food, belemak, beminyak, and alcoholic. In July 2001, the Government’s food safety Section Japan declares that styrofoam residue in food is very dangerous. Residues that may cause endocrine disrupter (EDC) which is a disease that occurs due to the disruption in systems Endocrinology and human reproduction due to chemical carcinogens in food. Styrofoam be dangerous because it is made using grain-grain styrene that are processed with benzana. Whereas the substance benzana is itself one of the substances that cause a variety of illnesses such as heart rate speeds up, which causes neurological fatigue, anemia, gemeteran, easily agitated, disorders of the thyroid gland, even cancer.