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I have read that the stuff on cans... the stuff that coats the metal can come off into the food. Does anyone else worry about that or do they just say to hell with it and eat it anyway???
 

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I haven't heard too much about it. Can I ask where you read about it? I'd be interested.

I use canned beans, canned tomatoes and sometimes canned corn. I don't worry about it much. I wash the stuff off before cooking/eating, and that's I guess that's the end of my thinking about it.
 

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it's the BPA you have to worry about. It can leach into foods. Same as reheating food in plastic containers. I believe Eden Brand does not use BPA in their packaging.

Also, always make sure you heat canned foods thoroughly before eating too.
 

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I know that they always would encourage you to change the food into a new container for putting it in the fridge if you don't eat it all. I guess this has something to do with the chemical make up of the can and potential contamination of the food itself. So maybe it isn't an issue until you actually open the can and the air gets at it!
 

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I've never heard of this problem before. We buy a decent amount of canned food, usually things such as peas, corn and sometimes beans.
 

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I buy cans, I eat from cans. Mainly baked beans, sweetcorn, and the odd bit of soup. I also leave leftovers in the fridge still in the can, although my mum says you shouldnt as it 'makes the food taste like the can'. Still alive last time I checked.
 

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we can some of our own goodies but yes we do eat things from cans and I dont worry about it that much....I am allergic to anything and everything and havent had an issue yet.

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