Safety vs sustainability: Single-use food packaging use rises due to COVID-19 – but is it truly safer?
Single-use, disposable food packaging appears to have made a comeback rising on the coattails of the COVID-19 pandemic, as many consumers believe this to be safer and/or more hygienic – but are these beliefs truly warranted?
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