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

Sam's Club
(601) 261-2171
6080 U S Highway 98
Hattiesburg, MS
 
McRae's Department Stores
(601) 968-4400
3455 Highway 80 W
Jackson, MS
 
Citi Trends Inc
(601) 982-2781
4547 N State St
Jackson, MS
 
Fred's Super Dollar Store
(601) 426-2102
300 Central Ave
Laurel, MS
 
Peebles
(662) 252-7245
231 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Holly Springs, MS

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Wal-Mart Supercenter
(662) 349-1838
6811 Southcrest Pkwy
Horn Lake, MS
 
Pier 1 Imports
(601) 992-3398
279 Dogwood Blvd
Jackson, MS
 
Fred's Store
(601) 928-3215
116 Second Street South
Wiggins, MS
Services
Department Stores, Drug Stores and Pharmacies, General Stores, Discount Stores, Variety Stores

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Sam's Club
(601) 977-0139
6360 Ridgewood Court Dr
Jackson, 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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