Teflon-Free Cookware Holly Springs MS

If you do use nonstick pots and pans, keep the heat at low or medium, and never let a pan sit empty on a hot stove. Or choose cast-iron, enamel-coated iron, or steel versions instead.

Walmart Supercenter
(662) 252-2211
950 Mackie Drive
Holly Springs, MS
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(662) 252-9988
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wal Mart Neighborhood Market
(662) 342-5929
2401 Goodman Rd W
Horn Lake, MS
 
Dollar General Store
(228) 588-2858
21201 Highway 613
Moss Point, MS
 
Sears Roebuck and Co
(601) 360-0611
1400 Metrocenter
Jackson, MS
 
Wal-Mart Super Center
(662) 429-3456
2600 McIngvale Rd
Hernando, MS
 
Peebles
(662) 252-7245
231 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Holly Springs, MS

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Dollar General Store
(662) 844-5977
2607 Traceland Dr
Tupelo, MS
 
Family Dollar Store
(662) 767-9922
606 Romie Hill Ave
Shannon, MS
 
Dollar General Store
(601) 693-8265
2940 N Hills St
Meridian, MS
 
Dollar General Store
(228) 826-3500
11980 Highway 57
Ocean Springs, MS
 
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Healthy Cookware

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Nonstick’s Sticky Wicket
Q Are there health hazards associated with Teflon and other nonstick cookware?

A
Possibly—but there are ways to sidestep the risks.

Manufacturers of nonstick cookware have known for decades that heating their products past 600Þ F can cause fluoropolymers in the coating to break down. And as these chemicals degrade, they release toxic gases, some of which can cause a temporary flu-like condition and some of which are carcinogenic, into the air. So DuPont, the maker of Teflon, recommends cooking at temperatures at or below 500Þ F.

But the Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently sounded the alarm with a study showing that a generic nonstick frying pan, left empty on an electric burner set at high heat, reached 736Þ F in just 3 minutes and 20 seconds; a Teflon pan topped 700 degrees in 5 minutes. The EWG has petitioned the Consumer Product Safety Commission to require warning labels on nonstick cookware, but so far has been turned down.

If you do use nonstick pots and pans, keep the heat at low or medium, and never let a pan sit empty on a hot stove. Or choose cast-iron, enamel-coated iron, or steel versions instead. Integrative doc Andrew Weil also gives his seal of approval to copper and aluminum-clad pots and pans, as long as they have stainless-steel interior surfaces.

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