When you first you it you should let it run for 2-3 hours while the birds are out of the house/well away from the oven. 38 minutes ago. Looking for a new cookware set, non PFOA. They are naturally non-stick. I want to keep them safe, I don't know what I'd do if I hurt them from buying a cheap set. There's ceramic and aluminum, never been a fan of them. Re: PTFE/PFOA free cookware for bird-safe homes I use stainless steel pans usually but I also have cast iron pans that work great as well. Cast iron pans emit no toxic fumes. 2. Cast iron is the clear winner for birds and for the environment. Posted by 2 days ago. We are working hard to produce and meet the current demand for our products. Due to overwhelming demand during these unprecedented times, we are experiencing a temporary interruption to our online store. One cast iron pan will last a lifetime. THE DANGERS OF TEFLON PANS. View Entire Discussion (3 Comments) More posts from the parrots community. (This does not mean that older nonstick products are safe for use around birds.) Food can get low levels of inorganic iron if the pan is not well seasoned but that has nothing to do with the issue of “fumes” that are toxic to birds. When you have the right ceramic cookware set and utensils, the possibilities are limitless. I grew up with cockatiels, have 5 now. All help will be appreciated. Non-stick pans have to be thrown out every three to five years. Ceramic Cookware Sets Above the Rest. Hi all, I am under the impression that most ovens are safe providing that: 1. It is possible and likely that even if not overheated, the long term exposure to these toxic fumes is detrimental to the health of household birds. Telfon-coated cookware poses a hazard when it is heated to high temperatures. You never use the self cleaning feature. A well-seasoned cast-iron pan is a no-stick pan that is bird safe. Shop Baking Pans and Specialty Bakeware to Bake Lifelong Memories. Looking for non-stick, 31 and still learning to cook. My husband has one Teflon coated pan he uses for his eggs now that we no longer have birds but each time he gets it out I throw a fit about him using it. Pans and appliances that contain Teflon or PFTE - often marketed as non-stick - can kill your parrot if over heated. At Xtrema cookware, we understand the value in versatile cooking solutions. Saw Orgreenic and Green Pan were supposed to be good. In two to five minutes on a conventional stovetop, cookware coated with Teflon and other non-stick surfaces can exceed temperatures at which the coating breaks apart and emits toxic particles and gases linked to hundreds, perhaps thousands, of pet bird deaths and an unknown number of human illnesses each year, according to tests commissioned by Environmental … It is possible and likely that even if not overheated, ... Not only is it cheaper to get it in this configuration, but it is also 100% bird safe. EWG tests show that in 2 to 5 minutes on a conventional stovetop, cookware coated with Teflon and other non-stick surfaces can exceed temperatures at which the coating breaks apart and emits toxic particles and gases linked to hundreds, perhaps thousands, of pet bird deaths and an unknown number of When moving into a new home, run the stove/oven at a high heat level for several hours in the days prior to moving, before you and the birds are in residence. This set is composed of two 8-inch round cake pans, one medium loaf pan, one 9 x 13-inch cake pan, one 12-cup muffin pan, and one 10 x 15-inch baking sheet. Pans and appliances that contain Teflon or PFTE - often marketed as non-stick - can kill your parrot if over heated. Open the windows for ventilation during this process. These are nonstick, dishwasher safe, and supremely practical. Cast iron pans will last a millennium. Thanks. 1.9k. Is this correct?