Tin cans used for canned food is lined with a resin containing bisphenol-A (BPA). Yep — not only should we avoid plastics, but we also need to avoid most tin cans! Before you get too worked up, there are many safe alternatives to buying food in cans, including:
- Buy tomato based products in glass or TetraPaks.
- Buy Eden Foods canned goods.
- Buy dried goods and cook them.
- Grow or pick your own.
- Buy soups and broths in TetraPaks.
- Buy frozen.
For all the details on these alternatives, check out the full article on Mommy Goes Green.