When it comes to health, caution is never enough. And since what we eat has a huge impact on the well-being of our bodies It’s good to know what you’re buying and bring it to the table.
To help us in this regard Coldiretti’s “Blacklist of the Most Dangerous Foods” Presented by Coldiretti at the 19th International Forum on Agriculture and Food on the basis of the findings of the recent report of the European Rapid Warning System (RASFF), which records Alarms for food hazards Chemical residues, mycotoxins, heavy metals, microbiological contaminants, dioxins or additives and dyes were verified in the European Union in 2020.
In Italy – says Coldiretti – Therefore, more than eight out of ten food alerts were issued due to dangerous foods coming from outside (81%).
But what are the most dangerous foods? Sesame seeds from India, cheap chicken from Poland, Turkish fruits and vegetables, Brazilian black pepper Standing on the “blacklist” platform of the most dangerous food products for health discovered in the European Union, which also includes Peanuts from USA, Argentina, Turkish and Iranian pistachios, French oystersAccording to Coldiretti’s clarification on paving data.
At the top of the ranking of countries where the most contaminated foods come from is India, which is responsible for 12% of the food alerts launched in Europe, Turkey at 10% and Poland (10%) but there are concerns – Coldiretti continues – it also comes from France ( 6%), the Netherlands (6%) and China (6%).
NS Italians have every right to be concernedSince our country imported 7 million euros of sesame seeds from India in 2020, with a total of nearly 5 million kilos, while 14 million kilos of chicken meat arrived from Poland with an amount exceeding 20 million euros, and importing fruits and vegetables from Turkey even reached 416 million euros, according to Coldiretti’s analysis for Istat data.
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