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Plastic Bag Recall: 7 Amazing Alternatives For Snacks On-The-Go

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eco-friendly bagsIn the past year, we’ve written about some pretty alarming recalls – everything from baby formula (!) to infant Tylenol to Bugaboo strollers. There have been lotions, shampoos, child safety locks, birth-control pills – the list goes on and on. And now the latest product recall involves a daily staple in many households: plastic bags.

California-based Hocean is recalling its Nitre Powder 4oz plastic bags because they may be contaminated with high levels of sodium nitrate, which could lead to serious illness, even death. Of course, the chances of your kids being affected are low, but news like this is yet another reminder why we should be using reusable snack and sandwich bags in the first place. (Hello, environment!)

We’ve rounded up the best reusable snack bags out there in the market – perfect for packing in your kids’ lunchbox or grabbing for those post-school park runs. Check ’em out.

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