Sat April 11, 2015 By: Jerlin George

Acidic foods should not be stored in metallic containers made out of materials such as iron and copper. Why?

Expert Reply
Prachi Sawant
Sun April 12, 2015
Acidic foods such as pickles contains naturally generated acids such as citric acid or acetic acid. If they are stored in metal containers made up of iron or copper, the acids can react with the metal and some health hazardous compounds might get formed.
Hence, acidic foods shoul not be stored in metallic containers.
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