Join Date: Feb 2010
Thanked 17 Times in 15 Posts
Rep Power: 7
Re: Galley counter top material
Copper has a lot of bad taste it can add to food. Note how copper pots are only copper on the OUTSIDE where the food doesn't contact it. It's also toxic - that's why they put so much of it in bottom paint.
Copper bowls are routinely used by cooks and bakers for whipping eggs and egg whites. Copper kettles are also used in candy making, among other things. And I do believe that these bad boys have just a tiny bit of copper in them:
Copper is toxic, to marine invertebrates
. That's why it's used in bottom paint. However, unless one inhales copper dust, it's pretty safe for humans
to touch, handle, hold, and even fondle metallic copper. Just ask anyone who has ever handled a penny.
Never forget them. Do something to prevent it from happening again.
Charlotte Bacon, Daniel Barden, Rachel Davino, Olivia Josephine Gay, Ana M. Marquez-Greene, Dylan Hockley, Dawn Hochsprung, Madeleine F. Hsu, Catherine V. Hubbard, Chase Kowalski, Jesse Lewis, James Mattioli , Grace McDonnell, Anne Marie Murphy, Emilie Parker, Jack Pinto, Noah Pozner, Caroline Previdi, Jessica Rekos, Avielle Richman, Lauren Rousseau, Mary Sherlach, Victoria Soto, Benjamin Wheeler, Allison N. Wyatt