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Faculty of Science holds a seminar on the effect of toxic substances in plastics on food and health.

The Department of Environmental Sciences at the Faculty of Science at the University of Kufa held a seminar entitled “The toxic substances in plastic, food safety and consumer health”, which included a lecture given by Dr. Afia Sabah Nasser, in which she talked about the spread of plastic in all the products around us in furniture, buildings, food, cleaning materials due that they light weight, comfortable, low cost and resistant to breakage.However, the excessive use of plastic has environmental and health risks, so PVC products containing lead and cadmium must be banned, food should not be stored in plastic containers, and palm leaves must be used to make special packaging for foodstuffs.

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