Watch out for ice cream contaminated with ethylene oxide disinfectant. Many ice cream companies are recalling some packaging that appears to be contaminated.
As soon as the temperature column indicates A scorching heatOne of the few things that relaxes the city is ice cream.
Beware the ice cream pulled from the market
Ice cream cravings come in many ways: Whether it’s simple biscuit snacks, mouth-watering triple-layered dark chocolate sticks, or juicy sundaes, ice cream is one of life’s true pleasures. We don’t want to give up…
However, in spite of ourselves, we must note that even in this case doubts may arise about the quality of their composition. The Food Industry a critical period. Other products that contain a significant amount of pesticides are currently in the spotlight.
still alive Kinder Case With eggs, salmonella contamination appears. This is what happened only on Easter 2022. The case has raised a lot of concern, considering that it is a product used by the most sensitive group and affects us completely, the children.
This time the alert comes from France. Some French ice cream companies have recently taken steps to withdraw their ice cream packages due to‘ethylene oxide’. Let’s try to understand what it is.
Fear of ethylene oxide started in fall 2020 with contaminated sesame seeds; Since then, many products – ginger and other flavorings, as well as some nutritional supplements – have been withdrawn from the market because they potentially dangerous.
That is why if there is a suspicion of ice cream of different brands with a high level of this pesticide, an immediate recall is started, which took place in May in the French territory.
Now, although there are no sesame, ginger or other contaminated spices in these products, they can be compromised because two stabilizers have been found in their preparation.
One is carob seed flour (E410) about which the French Directorate for Fraud Prevention (DGCCRF) has issued an alert.
The reason is that the content of ethylene oxide above the regulatory limit was detected by analyzing a stabilizer present in the composition of some types of ice cream, carob seed flour. [E410]. Another compound is guar gum (E412).
Withdrew from trade in France
In this case, the pieces subject to compulsory recall in France included some products related to brands such as: Twix, Snickers, Extreme, Adélie, Smarties and other brands associated with chains such as Carrefour and Auchan.
The Twix Ice Bar, Choco Ice Bar, and Mars and M&M’s products are also concerned about the problem. As it turns out, the origin of the various products is from the “Mars Wringley” factory on the Route de Saverne.
The list could be much broader due to these types of add-ons They are not only used in the production of ice cream.
Of course, these are the products that are currently recalled only on the French market. Although some brands have reported They can also concern our country.
At the moment, the Ministry of Health and the European Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed Safety have not sent any news.
We will have to wait for more news to understand if this is a sporadic case of French reality.
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