Half of 42 is controlled to repeat use of sulfite in meat

The Dutch Food and consumer product safety Authority (NVWA) in 21 of the 42-inspected meat-processing companies to re-use the banned additive, sulfites have been demonstrated. The offenders would have to have a ticket, reports the consumer product safety on Wednesday. In the flesh, that the sulfite contained, was withdrawn from the market.

Bed the color of the meat is nice and red, and it is used to make the tainted flesh of a cover-up. The additive is added to the minced meat, burgers, sausages, steak, and chicken.

In may of last year, the consumer product safety and the means to 13 of the 21 are controlled, a butcher. That is, as a result, at the time, that’s 200 tons of ground beef from the market was to be achieved.

The consumer product safety, this year they have a “risicogerichte action,” particularly a butcher, from. These companies were selected on the basis of the afnemerslijsten, the consumer product safety opvroeg from companies that bed on the market. Six of the butchers gave at the audit to which it and the additive, were used.

The inspection took in 42 companies, a total of 134 samples. Among the 52 samples, originating from 21 companies, and was bed found. The meat is contained sulfietgehaltes of up to 4000 mg / kg.

Sulfite has long been prohibited, and shall be limited, allowed, inter alia, of the wine. The additive is also an allergen and therefore, it should be the suppliers of the sulfiethoudende products state on the label if there are more than 10 milligrams of sulfite per pound of the product.


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