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A 23-year-old female asked:

I left food in plastic packaging behind the refrigerator vents. will the chemicals from the heated plastic leach into the food?

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Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 46 years experience
If hot, may be..: In general, heating food while still in plastic bags is not recommended for the reason you suggested. If your refrigerator vents blow hot air, then this food is not your best choice.
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