Archive for the ‘safety’ Category

Fake Coke Rumors

fake coke manufacture

Nowadays, it is not suprising to hear news of fake products. Fake here, fake there and fake everywhere. There are too many of them that they sound ordinary thing. They don’t seem like news anymore. On the contrary, it is still bothersome when the fake food is your favorite thing. Fake Coke! Have you seen […]

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Parafin Wax on Apples

an apple slice

Have you heared of rumors of apples having paraffin wax? Suggestive of the thing “don’t eat it”. The same issue became a trend with instant noodles. It has paraffin. As remedy, intelligent netizens arrived to idea of double boiling it. During first foil, the paraffin will melt and rise up. Throw away the first boiled […]

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Bread, No Bromate

bread no bromate slogan

I am guessing it refers to potassium bromate. The substance use in baking. In shortest terms, it is a dough enhancer and bleach. Oh! I should have said whitening agent instead. The word “bleach” sounds unhealthy. Why omit from bread? Study found it cancerous in rat and mice. Its use is banned in many countries […]

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Sehat Badan, Dangerous Coffee

Sehat Badan, a coffee made of several Indonesian herbs. It claimed to promote and enhance general well-being and treat various diseases such as asthma, urinary stones, allergy, impotence, rheumatism, toothache and ulcer. The coffee was banned by Philippine FDA on January 2014 due to unapproved health claims, lack of label English translation and non-registration. Featured […]

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A US Ban on Magic Sarap?

I am not a fan of this product. I have a self imposed ban on it. A trending post said it will be banned in US. However, I can’t see evidence of its future ban in US, Philippines or any other countries. A Facebook user named Klimmy Gaviola posted on Facebook: Reports that this product […]

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