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#210065 - 10/21/10 05:37 PM How safe is this ?
Chisel Offline
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Registered: 12/05/05
Posts: 1155
Tea prepared in a polypropylene bag


#210092 - 10/22/10 01:37 AM Re: How safe is this ? [Re: Chisel]
Susan Offline

Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 5163
Loc: W. WA
It would probably gag a goat.

I don't even like tea in a paper cup, much less a styrofoam one.



#210099 - 10/22/10 05:18 AM Re: How safe is this ? [Re: Susan]
Richlacal Offline
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Registered: 02/11/10
Posts: 778
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
I'm willing to bet,by tomorrow,This post will have answers posted by our British counterparts,Such as"That's passe' Mate,We thought of that before Plastic came on the market!"Or"There are Much Worse method's,for having your Tea at Three!"

#210106 - 10/22/10 12:03 PM Re: How safe is this ? [Re: Susan]
Am_Fear_Liath_Mor Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 08/03/07
Posts: 3078
I don't even like tea in a paper cup, much less a styrofoam one.

Plastic and tea don't mix to well, but the biggest difference in preparing a decent cup of tea is the quality of the water. You may find in surprising but you cannot make a decent cup of tea in the majority of the geographical locations throughout England due to the hard water. The water has to be boiling and the teapot preheated so as to not reduce the water temperature. Loose tea is preferred but the difference using tea bags is really quite minimal. The higher quality teas will always be loose leaf.

For field use a titanium cup is preferred as this will not affect the flavor when preparing a tea bag.

You cannot make a decent cup of tea using an MRE Beverage bag. Coffee seems to have a little more leeway with regard to plastic cups.

Never buy instant tea. It is disgusting.

'How safe is this'

Looks to be a lot safer than this wink


Edited by Am_Fear_Liath_Mor (10/22/10 12:04 PM)

#210110 - 10/22/10 01:12 PM Re: How safe is this ? [Re: Am_Fear_Liath_Mor]
MDinana Offline

Registered: 03/08/07
Posts: 2186
Loc: Bluegrass
I didn't realize the UK had tea snobs wink

(I jest)

#210112 - 10/22/10 01:21 PM Re: How safe is this ? [Re: Chisel]
sotto Offline

Registered: 06/04/03
Posts: 450
I don't care what it's made in, tea is just warm pale brownish liquid to me without clotted cream, jam and scones. Then it becomes the magical "more than the sum of its parts". Cosmic.


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