Are Metal Straws Safe?
Many of you may have seen the recent news of a metal straw that pierced a 4-year old boy’s throat and tore an artery to his brain. Horribly scary but luckily he is okay. And a few years back we were stunned by the tragic case of a 60 year-old woman who died after being impaled by a metal straw. These stories have many of us asking: are metal straws safe? While serious injury from metal straws is rare, accidents with metal straws do happen. In 2016...