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Disturbing Food Banning Incidents


By: Elena Grace Flores

English: Poison Symbol
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We’ve been hearing news reports that some food stuff from supermarkets and grocery stores are pulled out from the shelves because they contain substances that can be harmful to the body. Worst, in some food banning incidents, health bodies in few countries found that these products can be deadly. Who would suspect any enticing edible ingredients in their modern packages? Mind you, these are foods that we consume in a daily basis. See this video in 2011 when the certain products were banned in Japan:

Japan food ban imposed (23.3.2011)

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Spinach, dairy products and  milk are too ordinary to be dangerous so, it is quite devastating to hear news like this. Indeed a very strong warning to scrutinize the labels of what we buy for food consumption. Lately, 13 kinds of health food are banned due to some unsafe chemicals used to produce them. There were no common names given as to what these products are but, at least we can be aware of the chemicals that must be avoided. Read this:

China to ban 13 kinds of chemical-laden health food

By: Global Times

China’s food and drug watchdog on Friday announced that 13 types of health food will be banned, as they have been found to contain undesirable chemicals.

According to a statement issued by the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA), the 13 products contain sibutramine, phenolphthalein, metformin and other chemicals.

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