Since emailing has been free and made convenient to most, there are just some people who could conveniently use the service to spread unncessary scare or rumour about it. We receive tonnes of scams, advertisements and hoax daily in our mailboxes and that includes senders who are our friends who seem to be ignorant.
We've got the classic AIDS eating pineapple, and for today, i receive the scare about disposable chopsticks that are has some chemical (sulfure, CO2 and hydorgen peroxide) which is not safe for consumption.
Did a surf about it.. http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/chopsticks.asp
Some people may have allergy reactions..
Seems like, it should be ok.. to consume, unless we are environmental friendly, then avoid DISPOSABLES.. but we shouldn't spread untruthful things to the public.