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The Sudanese Red Incident has shocked Taiwan! The truth about food safety is revealed and we will teach you how to choose safe food

Recently, there have been reports of a number of food companies in Taiwan being caught illegally adding Sudan red , which has aroused consumer public concern.

food safety

of great concern.

What exactly is Sudan Red?

Why is it abused? What are the dangers to health? How do we choose safe foods ? Follow the editor to find out!

What is Sudan Red? Why is it an additive?

Sudan Red is a red synthetic dye widely used in industry and is commonly found in paints, candles and other products. In order to color foods such as pearl milk tea, egg cake crust, chicken rice, etc., unscrupulous operators who cut corners illegally add this industrial dye. In addition to affecting the color and taste of the food itself, it also causes potential harm to the human body. Long-term excessive intake of Sudan red can damage the kidneys and bladder, and even lead to serious consequences such as cancer.

Food items affected by the Sudan Red Incident

According to the announcement by the health unit, the food items found to be added with Sudan red in this wave of Sudan red food safety incidents include: chili powder, spicy oil, curry powder, pepper powder, sand tea sauce, etc. , Jinfuhua , chicken steak , San Ma Smelly Pot, Na Guo, Ajishi, Bafang Yunji, Caipu Pancake, Pork Dried Pork, Shrimp Weixian, Haidilao, Weili Food, Quanlian Welfare Center, Yurong Food, Egg Yolk Crisps, Braised Spicy Beef Sambo, Hero Well-known time-honored and chain brands such as Tea Spicy Duck Blood, Fuda Brand Shacha Sauce, Shidinggong Shacha Sauce, etc. were all on the list, causing quite a food safety storm.

●Yazhi Catering: Braised Spicy Beef Three Treasures

●Jinbo Concept Co., Ltd.: Heroic Tears Spicy Duck Blood

●Non-staple food supply center of the Army Logistics Command: Fuda Brand Shacha Sauce

●Shiding Gongxing: Shiding Gongsha tea dipping sauce

●Demei Food Co., Ltd.: Master Beef’s Secret Spicy Hotpot

●Jesbo Management Consulting Co., Ltd.: Sichuan Flavor Chicken

●Metta Food: BB Thirteen Spicy Oil

●Canggu Farm Products: Chicken Heart Chili Peppers

●Jinhewei Food Spice Company: white pepper powder, black pepper powder, salt and pepper powder, red pepper powder, chicken heart powder, thin-skinned spicy fried chicken powder, fragrant chicken steak dipping powder

●Jinfuhua Food: "Fubao Brand" Shacha Sauce

●Gathering from all directions: Korean Spicy Pot Stickers and Korean Spicy Dumplings

●Haidilao: Xuewang seasoning

●Dingji Food: Zhenhaojia Chili Powder

●Yurong Food: Shrimp flavor comes first with spicy flavor

●Xinhao Food: preserved vegetable cakes, white pepper sticks

●Bai Xian Company: Thai chili powder

●Chaonong Industrial Company: Extremely Spicy Chaotian Pepper

●Guanghe Company: Chili powder

●Basic food: Korean-style concentrated pot base, Italian-style pesto and herb sprinkles

●Han Lai Xuan Cantonese Restaurant: Chili Oil

●Haishun International Food: Beef King Chili Powder

●Flavor: chili powder

●Matsuga: Chili powder

●Hengjia Industrial: Chili powder

●Guangzhen: chili powder

●Koufu Industrial: Chili powder

●Heheyuan: spicy oil

●Good-tasting biotech food: Shacha sauce, chili sauce

●Yipin Spices Company: Chili Powder

●Jiufang Company: Chicken heart pepper powder

●Finger Material King Company: Red Chili Powder A

●Korea Company: Korean kimchi

●Hanmi Company: Korean kimchi

●Sanying Food: Sanying Chaotian Chili Powder

●Xinguang Yangcai: Chaotian pepper powder, Chaotian pepper

●Successful Sauce Garden: red chili paste, seasoning chili paste

●Dianyou Food Store: Korean chilli fine powder, Korean chilli coarse powder

●Tonglong Company: white pepper powder

●19 products of Mars International Trading Co., Ltd.: Spicy Medicinal Soup Powder, Mongolian Cumin Pickled Powder, Korean Kimchi Soup Powder, New Orleans Grilled Chicken Spice Powder, Montreal Chicken Spice Powder, Jamaican Mixed All-Purpose Powder PRO, Xinjiang Cumin all-purpose powder PRO, Japanese Tang Xinzi, Mexican marinated meat special powder, brine chicken pepper and salt, Korean barbecued pork marinated powder, Sichuan pepper and sesame spice powder, Italian mixed herbs, Singaporean satay marinated meat spice powder, satay All-purpose powder PRO, braised beef soup powder, American barbecue pickled powder, yellow curry sauce powder, spicy soup powder

●Jisheng Company Douliu Factory: black peppercorns, household four-in-one seasoning combination fine pink pepper, fine pink pepper

●Jin Anji Food Factory: spicy pork jerky, spicy pork shreds

●New Taipei City "Gathering from all directions - Tamsui", "Gathering from all directions - Food Class"

●Taoyuan City "Haidilao Taiwan Logistics and Distribution Service Center"

●Taichung City "Weiyuan Co., Ltd."

●Changhua County "Good Taste Biotech Food Co., Ltd.", "Weili Food Industry Co., Ltd.", and "Yipin Spices".

●Yunlin County "Yongxing Chili Shop"

●Tainan City "Haodiyi Food Co., Ltd." and "Dianyou"

●Kaohsiung City’s “Everywhere Gathers – Kaohsiung”, “Haishun International Food Co., Ltd.”, and “Lazy Man’s Pizza Chicken Steak”.

Government inspection and adjustment actions

Relevant government departments stated that they have launched large-scale food source inspections and comprehensive removal of contaminated products from shelves , and will severely punish unscrupulous operators suspected of illegally adding chemical substances in accordance with the law. However, in the early stages of the investigation, some manufacturers and catering operators still tried to close down factories and relocate to evade handling, indicating that the authorities are unprecedentedly severe in cracking down on such food violations.

Enterprises should take responsibility for food safety

Many scholars and experts pointed out that enterprises should have a complete control mechanism for the source and use of raw materials, and should not resort to cheating for personal gain. Food businesses , in particular, should abide by strict hygiene standards, establish a full-process food control system from source to circulation, and conduct regular raw material testing to avoid the recurrence of toxic additives such as Sudan red.

How should consumers identify food safety?

For the consumer public, to stay away from such unsafe foods with harmful substances added, it is recommended to implement the following steps: 1. Read the food packaging and ingredient labels clearly. Be sure to check the ingredient list on the packaging bag/box, especially for raw materials. For fresh meat, snacks, pasta and other foods that are easily added with coloring agents, check to see if there are any suspicious chemical names. 2. Choose high-quality brands. Time-honored brands and large manufacturers usually pay more attention to brand image and food safety. However, some well-established restaurants have also appeared in this wave of Sudan red incidents, and consumers still need to pay more attention. 3. Try to choose foods with complete labelling. Those with detailed nutrition labels and complete origin information are usually more secure, and the source can be traced. 4. Purchase from hypermarkets, supermarkets and e-commerce platforms with safe channels and legal channels to check the source of the goods, which can add many food safety checks. 5. Compare and refer to multiple parties. If you have any doubts, you can also take the initiative to ask the consumer protection unit or store whether the quality has obtained relevant certifications. In other words, enterprises, governments and consumers should work together to resolve the food safety crisis caused by this Sudanese red incident.

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