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Nonstick Cooking Sprays

New sprays promise performance without the chemicals—can any take the heat?

What We Learned

There’s no denying that cooking spray is handy: A spritz from a can is far faster than greasing by hand, and sprays help limit the amount of oil for lower-fat cooking. But many consumers have questions about the health effects and environmental safety of cooking sprays, particularly regarding propellants and antifoaming agents—the chemicals used to force oil out of the can. Manufact...

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