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Though testing glass containers wasn’t out of the question, we ultimately only tested plastic models. Since the European Food Safety Authority in 2015, we’re not worried about any negative health effects from using plastic containers for dry storage which doesn’t involve heat or acid that might degrade the material. If you’re uncertain, our has more on choosing between plastic and glass. In the case of dry storage, glass tends to be heavier and can break easily, which makes pouring a full container or pulling it from a high shelf risky. The glass containers on the market are often more decorative than practical, and only come in smaller sizes meant for countertop display. All the experts we spoke to did recommend some version of a basic canning jar for its tight seal. But we chose not to test any jars because they don’t stack, their opening is often too narrow to scoop from, and the larger sizes are unwieldy to pour.

Our Favorite Food Storage Containers: Pretty, Functional and (Really!) BPA-Free

Our durable IKEA 365+ food storage series is designed to be used every day. That’s why it’s so smart. Take the food containers, for example. They have vents to help make sure your food is warmed evenly and effectively in the microwave. And selected sizes have a grid in the bottom to keep stored food from getting soggy.

Food Storage Containers & Organizers - IKEA

Our Favorite Food Storage Containers: Pretty, Functional and (Really!) BPA-Free Utilize thrifty organizers to make over the chaotic space where you stash food-storage containers. A wall file mounted to a cabinet door is an easy solution for separating plastic lids from bases.

Food Storage Containers: Glass and Plastic | Crate and Barrel

Rotating clear lid with dedicated scoop storage fits on Brute containers. Patent-pending design enhances food production while improving safety compliance.

Food Storage Containers - Rubbermaid


Utilize thrifty organizers to make over the chaotic space where you stash food-storage containers. A wall file mounted to a cabinet door is an easy solution for separating plastic lids from bases./Utilize thrifty organizers to make over the chaotic space where you stash food-storage containers. A wall file mounted to a cabinet door is an easy solution for separating plastic lids from bases.As well as sealing in the taste, our food storage containers keep everything tidy and easier to find, so you can concentrate on the cooking. See-through sides or lids also let you tell at a glance when you need to re-stock. And when you turn yesterday’s leftovers into today’s lunchtime treat, seeing what you have in the fridge means you throw away less food (and money).We've heard it before: Plastic containers can release chemicals into the food and liquids we store in them; It's not smart to microwave food in plastic or leave plastics, including water bottles, out in the sun. I've avoided these behaviors, but thought I was safe using BPA free water bottles and take out containers. Well, a recent study reported by NPR suggests otherwise.