Foodland Reusable Bags are Safe

As you may have already heard, a Florida newspaper recently reported on lead content in the paint on some reusable bags from local Florida supermarkets. (To read the full, original story, visit tampatrib.com)

The lead isn’t in the material of the bag itself, but rather in the paint printed on it. The concern with these bags is that over time, the paint can wear and flake off onto food and then be ingested. The lead-based paint can also be hazardous to the environment once the bags have been discarded.

At Foodland, the safety of our customers is our highest priority. We’re proud to assure you that all of our bags have been tested, and they’re absolutely safe! So don’t worry if you’ve been using any of our reusable bags!

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