Poisoned by Thanksgiving Dinner

Halloween has its share of frights. Most of them meant to scare tikes. Now, there is more to fear, but, unlike Halloween, these scary stories are meant to put fear in the hearts of adults. They involve your annual Thanksgiving feast.

It is no accident that ominous stories involving the foods commonly used in the Thanksgiving meal pop up about this time every year. Most of them are pure bunk. It is my hope that this will put your mind at ease and will enable you to prepare and enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with confidence.

The latest scare is perpetrated by the Breast Cancer Fund. It involves the chemical BPA, which is commonly used in the linings of cans to protect food from contamination.

The organization tested canned gravy, corn, cranberry sauce, pumpkin and the green beans used it the famous casserole that has become synonymous with this holiday and found BPA, which it claims has been linked to adverse health effects. Continue reading “Poisoned by Thanksgiving Dinner”