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Fruits with dangerous cadmium reached Ukraine

Fresh Avocado
Fruits
Ukraine
Published Aug 9, 2023

Tridge summary

Cadmium has been found in avocados from Peru that were exported through Poland and received in Odesa, Ukraine. The Main Department of the State Production and Consumer Service in the Ivano-Frankivsk region warns sellers to remove these avocados from circulation due to the extreme toxicity of cadmium. This is not the first instance of dangerous food being discovered in Ukraine, as previously rice from Italy and French cheese with Listeria monocytogenes have also been found.
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Cadmium was detected in avocados from Peru exported from Poland in Odesa. It and its compounds are extremely toxic even in minute concentrations. This is reported on the page of the Main Department of the State Production and Consumer Service in Ivano-Frankivsk region on the Facebook social network. They received information about the detection of cadmium in these fruits as early as August 4. The manufacturer is a company from Peru called "Agro San Jacinto S.A.C.", the batch was sent by the Polish "RK-Impex", and received by "Vpodbayka" LLC in Odessa. "The State Production and Consumer Service in the Ivano-Frankivsk region warns market operators who sell the above-mentioned products about the need to remove them from circulation," the service added. It is known that cadmium accumulates in tubular bones, pancreas, spleen, but, above all, in the liver and especially in the kidneys. It has a toxic effect on the kidneys, bone and respiratory systems. We will remind you that in the ...
Source: Unian
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