If you’re concerned about toxins in your food, protect yourself with some simple steps.
We hear so much about toxic compounds that reach our food—Mercury in fish! BPA in food-storage containers! Pesticides on produce!—that it’s easy to become afraid of eating, well, anything. It’s smart to be aware of potentially harmful effects, but it’s also important to keep things in perspective and to remember that there are simple steps you can take to protect yourself. Click through to find out what you can do to clean up your kitchen (and your home overall).