A lot of ice cream is withdrawn from the supermarket because of the presence of the substance that works in the food industry to protect food from microorganisms
By: VirgilioNotizie | Posted on:
In this period of intense heat increases consumption sundae In all Italian homes. But pay close attention to this product, for which the company dealing with its import has prepared a return due to the possibility of contamination ethylene oxide. which may result ruin for a living organism.
What is the returned product?
Eurofood Spa I ordered to collect and recall all the branded vanilla ice cream packages Haagen Dass With an expiration date set on February 16, 2023.
The Many Pollution topic No. 160223, with cipher EAN 3415581101935. If the information on the packaging matches that shown here, you must return the product to the store and request a refund.
Because the vanilla ice cream has been withdrawn
The manufacturer has reported the possible presence of ethylene oxide invanilla extract Used to produce retriever ice cream.
ethylene oxide, or oxiranIt is a product mainly used in the petroleum industry and in the medical field as a sterilizer, but it also has many uses in the food chain, acting as a pest control and preservative.
He is indeed an excellent ally against Microorganisms Like mold, bacteria and fungi, it is also able to kill insects lurking in crops.
It is also used to make food safe that cannot be pasteurized, i.e. processed high Temperatureswithout causing changes in taste or safety specifications.
What is ethylene oxide and what are its risks?
ethylene oxide material very dangerous That should be handled by experts and only with complete caution.
A molecule of ethylene oxide reproduced by computer graphics.
The greatest health risks occur with exposure to Street inhalation In work environments where oxirane is used more.
Prolonged exposure can cause headaches, confusion, and seizures, as well brain attack even coma. It can cause respiratory effusion and, with chronic exposure, even eye problems.
In all probability carcinogenic For humans, it can cause liver tumors and reproductive system problems, as well as mutations in fetuses.
Is ethylene oxide in food really harmful?
. effectsIt is taken orally They are similar, but milder. In the European Union it is no longer used as pesticidesbut is still used in imported raw materials.
Potentially contaminated products, which generally contain seeds and spices on the outside, are always subject to Re-Call food.
However, one must not create annoyance. in food concentrations of ethylene oxide, even in the case of large pollution, is not enough high To cause acute or chronic problems.
And the risk of getting sick from this substance is much lower than that of blondes. By inhaling smoke cigaretteIn fact, 7 nanograms of ethylene oxide are introduced into the body.
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