In order to be on the safe side, below, you have 10 foods produced in China that you need to avoid altogether. Take a look at why:
These eggs are filled with chemicals and even the shell is made of calcium carbonate. When consumed regularly, these eggs can lead to memory loss and even dementia.
Baby formula. ...
According to CBS News, in 2005, 47 people were accused of producing this instant formula which caused the death of children in Fuyang, China. This is because the formula had a substance like chalk which led to a disease known as “big head disease”. The illness manifested through swelling of the head and deterioration of the whole body.
Tilapia fish is a commonly farmed fish in China; however, what you might not have known is that the fish are farmed in a small pool of waste. To make matters worse, Chinese farmers don’t allow their children to eat farmed fish as it is unhealthy. 80% of the fish in U.S. is with Chinese origin.
Chinese apple juice
Around 50% of the apple juice sold in U.S. is from China. China is the largest pesticide-producing country in the whole world. What’s more, they haven’t begun addressing pesticide or chemical residue on foods yet.
A Chinese vendor collected mud and sold it as black pepper, believe it or not! Moreover, Chinese white pepper is usually made from flour.
A lot of American food experts are concerned about the quality of Chinese imported chicken meat as China is a country where avian influenza and food-borne diseases are very common. Also, China is one of the most polluted countries.
Sweet potato noodles
A food company in Zhongshan city, China, produced 5.5 tons of fake noodles. Hence, in 2011, people began complaining about the taste of the sweet potato noodles they were buying. Unfortunately, investigations revealed that the noodles contained corn, industrial ink, and paraffin wax.
As pork is much cheaper in China, some restaurants sell it instead of beef. They use a beef extract and a glazing agent to marinate the meat in it for 90 minutes. Long-term consumption of this meat can lead to deformity, cancer, and slow poisoning.
According to US food inspectors, garlic from China is heavily sprayed with chemicals so this garlic has a bad aftertaste, due to the chemical content. 31% of the garlic sold in America comes from China.
Green peasIn 2005, there were Chinese green peas produced with snow peas, soy beans, green dye, and sodium metabisulfite, a chemical used as bleach and as a preservative. Green dye is banned for use in products as it might cause cancer as well as inhibit the body’s absorption of calcium. When boiled, these green peas don’t soften and the water in which they are boiled turns green from the dye.
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