Pardon Me, Is That Deca-bromine In Your Food Shipment? The Hidden Dangers of Plastic Pallets

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent letter of warning from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the potential dangers of plastic pallets was posted on the Refrigerated Frozen Food website. According to Michael Smith, President and C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of shipping pallets, ‘Food producers thinking of switching from wooden pallets to plastic for environmental reasons should think again. Plastic pallets can contain the fire retardant deca-bromine. Is that a problem? The FDA thinks so.’