Cooking 'may turn homes into toxic boxes of air pollution'

Fry-ups and woodburners can cause high levels of particle pollution, campaigners warn

Frying food and burning wood may turn homes into “toxic boxes” with high levels of air pollution trapped inside, campaigners have warned.

Case studies commissioned by the environment charity Global Action Plan (GAP) showed that ultrafine particle pollution was higher inside than outside in all four of the properties monitored. Tiny particles are thought to be especially harmful to health as they can enter the bloodstream and flow around the body into vital organs.

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Source: theguardian
Cooking 'may turn homes into toxic boxes of air pollution'