Containers for storing food is a must when going to store food which is not exhausted consumed or the food which will be brought on the trip, to ensure that the food is not damaged due to exposure to bacteria and dirt in the air. Storing food in a container can keep the food from interference by insects, light, oxygen, and moisture. Keep food safe means keeping the family healthy.
Food storage containers have a variety of models and materials. If you intend to buy the product, there are things that must be considered, particularly material, because it will be related to food safety that will be stored in the container. When buying food containers, do not just choose based on the look that attract or bright colors but notice the food container materials. Choose food containers that have images flatware in one part of the container. The sign indicates that the container is safe to use to store food. Also make sure that the container has a picture of a triangle which means the container is made of materials that can be recycled.
Food containers are usually made of plastic or other materials that are not heat resistant, therefore, make sure that the container is heat resistant and will not emit toxins when exposed to heat, just in case if you have to insert hot food into the container occasionally. It is no less important is make sure the container has been registered at the competent authorities to inspect the product. In Indonesia, for example SNI.