How it works:
Hot foods poured into plastic packets for homedeliverycan cause microscopic melting of the plastic. The melted plastic releasescompoundscalled "plasticizers" into the hot food. These plasticizers are eaten by us along with the food we eat. Since these are smallcompounds, our intestine absorbs them and takes them into our blood stream. Thesecompoundspassthroughthe blood vessels and get clogged in the "end arteries" of the eye. They clog into the end arteries of the eye because these vessels are really tiny and do not let thesecompoundsflow through.
These clogged blood vessels cause waste materials toaccumulatein the retina anddegenerationsets in. This causes classical Age Related Macular Degeneration to occur in relatively younger persons.
Plasticizers also cause male sterility. (Other disadvantages of food delivered in plastic packs).
Lot of medical journals have studied and reported thisoccurrence. But of late, these articles have starteddisappearingform literature presumably due to pressure form the plastic industry in the US.
What you can do:
Avoidputtinghot food into plastic containers. Use steel vessels instead.