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Bamboo Coffee Cups Withdrawal

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Posted: 13/08/2019 07:33
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Synopsis:

Stay away from bamboo coffee cups, German consumer group warns

In the light of some recent studies regarding the safety of bamboo cups, we have decided to withdraw Bamboo Cups from sale, while we find an alternative.

 

There are some real safety concerns regarding the melamine content with formaldehyde, hydrogen cyanide and nitrogen oxide being released into to food and drink especially when heated to 70 degrees C and above.

If you would like to read the studies published, you can the reports here...

https://www.iamexpat.de/lifestyle/lifestyle-news/stay-away-bamboo-coffee-cups-german-consumer-group-warns

https://www.foodpackagingforum.org/news/re-useable-bamboo-cups-tested-and-criticized

https://labdoor.com/article/melamine-an-in-depth-look-at-the-toxic-chemical-in-our-kitchen

So, what are we going to do with them? We don't just want to throw them away... adding to landfill so we're using them as plant pots.

We think they look pretty cool...…

What new use can you find for yours?