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A dangerous avocado was found in Ukraine

Fresh Avocado
Fruits
Ukraine
Published Aug 10, 2023

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Cadmium, a highly toxic compound, has been found in Peruvian avocados exported from Poland and discovered in Ukraine. The producer of the contaminated fruit is the Peruvian company Agro San Jacinto S.A.C. The State Production and Consumer Service in Ukraine has issued a warning to market operators to withdraw the dangerous avocados from circulation.
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In Ukraine, cadmium was found in Peruvian avocados exported from Poland, the compounds of which, even in small concentrations, are extremely toxic. This was reported in the Main Department of the State Production and Consumer Service in Ivano-Frankivsk region. It is known that dangerous fruits from Peru have already been discovered in Odessa. The report on cadmium in fruit was received by the State Production and Consumer Service on August 4. The Peruvian company Agro San Jacinto S.A.C. is the producer of a dangerous batch of fruit. The State Production and Consumer Service warned market operators related to the above-mentioned products that the fruits must be withdrawn from circulation. It should be noted that cadmium accumulates in the kidneys, liver, spleen, pancreas and tubular bones. The toxic element affects the respiratory and bone systems, as well as the kidneys. RASFF notification regarding the detection of cadmium in Peruvian avocados exported from Poland. The State ...
Source: Agropolit
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